Option 4: As many schools are teaching remotely online due to Covid-19, in what ways can you facilitate a lesson on visual programming rem..
I have recently discovered blockly, which I think is a fun and interesting way to introduce programming to students, in particular the maz..
Online safety, I believe, should be taught to students in conjunction with providing information and opportunities for parents to learn. T..
A lesson idea that could be used within a unit of work to provide an experience for students to explore past and present technologies is t..
Morse code is an encoding system that does not overlap with natural language, therefore resulting in minimal language interference (Bartol..
If teaching students remotely, some activities that could be completed from home are detailed below:
Ask students to spend 2.5 minutes..
While the Bee-Bot activity with year 1s looked interesting, I actually did a similar lesson with a year 4 cohort on a recent prac placemen..
I have found that speech therapy is a profession that uses digital technologies and I was quite surprised at just how much. Using digital ..
Hi, I’m Elyse. I’m a pre-service primary teacher in Western Australia. I really enjoy working with children who have difficulties with spe..
The following flow chart is designed to provide a computational thinking approach to a basic everyday task – washing hands. Given the curr..
Utilising Scratch students can modify and create their own visual representations. An activity that can be introduced is each student rece..
In order to capture interest/engagement it is important to use activities that are student centred. The activity that I believe would be m..
Due to human reliance on technology and the internet, it is paramount that children learn how to use it responsibly. Initially creating an..
Preferably after an in depth introduction regarding the components of a computer this resource could be utilised. It is a great way to con..
A great way to simplify and display binary data is through creating pixel images. There’s a great resource that shows this and can be repl..
One classroom activity that would involve the use of a Visual Programming environment (Scratch) could involve the students of a class form..
My activity is aimed at year 1 or 2. In this activity, the students choose one of their routines (ie – getting ready for bed or school) an..
I collected data during Canberra’s lockdown period on my daily walks. The data I collected was 1. how far I walked each day and 2. what th..
Option 1: Create a resource (poster, video, presentation slide, document) that explains either decomposition, abstraction or computational..