What’s inside Hello World issue 3?
Hello World is a fantastic and free magazine looking at all aspects of Computing Science from Primary onward. In issue 3 of of Hello World magazine an international panel of experts discuss innovative approaches and technologies for assessing programming skills. Elsewhere there are essential tips to help independent learners, and much more…
Also in this issue:
- Code Club age-range expands to teens
- Open-source resources explored
- Embracing the power of play
- Build Pong in Scratch
And much, much more…
Hello World Issue 03
We’ve captured some of the wonderful work that went on during National Digital Learning Week in Perth & Kinross. From early years through to the senior phase, young people are getting the opportunity to interact with learning using digital tools that are meaningful, relevant and engaging. We’ve made some films to give you a sense of the kinds of things that go on across our schools:
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL LEARNING WEEK
DIGITAL DIFFERENCE DAY 1
We went to North Muirton primary to see how they are using iPads for creativity and Continue reading Digital Learning Week 2017
Spaces are available for this special event run by XMA, our iPad procurement partner, and iTeach, who deliver iPad training across Scotland.
This unique event will introduce you to using iPad creatively across subjects and acquaint you with drones, sensors, 3D printers, coding and more.
The Mission to Mars runs in Edinburgh on 31st March 2017 at Dynamic Earth.
To find out more you can sign up below and select the Edinburgh event.
Mission to Mars Registration
There has been a real upsurge in development in supporting Primary teachers with Computing Science and Monday September 5th saw the launch of Barefoot Computing resources for Scotland, resources for Early, First and Second level Computing Science.
These resources Continue reading Coding resources for Primary
Computing Science is a subject which is developing into a real necessity in encouraging the skills and attitudes of learners in a digital economy. Over the last few years educators and industry have recognised that coding skills are an important part of developing computational thinking skills.
There are a Continue reading Coding skills using AppLab from Code.org
The S3 Computing Science pupils developed their creativity and digital skills by planning and making movies around the theme of Resilience. Each of the three classes split into different teams and their productions followed the 54321 rule – 5 people, 4 scenes, 3 minutes, 2 props and 1 theme.
An Oscars ceremony was held (an awards handed out!) Continue reading iMovie with Health & Wellbeing