Tag Archives: Computer Science KS3

Hour of Code–Uppingham Community College–30th June

Recently, BBC have announced that they would be releasing the Micro: Bit to schools all over the country. With this in mind, we wanted to give some of our students more of a taste for Touch Develop. As we come … Continue reading

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Welcome back Teachers! – Computer Science Vine

  Over the summer I have been spending some time making a few resources ready for the computer science change over. One of the things which I have been working on is Vine videos. I’ve only made 5 so far … Continue reading

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Python Posters – Ready for Computing?

So as part of next year’s computing curriculum. I mentioned briefly that I would be planning on producing some resources to help other teachers. Here are some useful resources to help you and your students. In our classrooms we are … Continue reading

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Code Hunt – Microsoft Helps Coding!

So I’ve been a little quiet lately, apart from studying from some very important exams… I’ve been looking out for that one thing which will extend some of my hard core coders! I’ve been teaching Touch Develop, Python and Scratch … Continue reading

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Another day of coding, Another App

With the U.K hour of code being explored this week, I’ve set my students the challenge of collaborating with their teachers to come up with some apps for lessons. Although many of them have made apps to help the lesson, … Continue reading

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UCC – Appathon

At UCC we’ve been encouraging more students to take part in coding and one of the big things we have been doing is getting our students to develop apps along side their teachers. Some students have had apps already published … Continue reading

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Back to School–Back to Computer Science

Many schools are getting ready to start back and they will be thinking about some of the changes mentioned in the new national curriculum. During my summer I decided to create a mapping document and I also made some bonus … Continue reading

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