Students work in groups on presentations of different forms of communication through history (Morse code, fire signals, telephone, etc). T..
An activity that could be completed remotely while being online could include students to count how many technology items they have in the..
Get students familiar with the process of coding by having them crack sentences using secret codes (like the one below). Students can then..
The resource above is a fun activity that helps reinforce student underst..
The resource I have chosen is a professional development activity for childre..
Activity: Binary Weaving
Curriculum Links: Recognise different types of data and explor..
A learning activity for students to use numbers instead of letters to decode and encode information or sentences. Having 1=a, 2=b, 3=c and..
Teaching binary to kids can be a difficult thing to do. I have been doing some research and have managed to stumble across a very useful resources that offers lesson ideas and downloadable puzzles that teach binary to kids in an unintimidating and stress-free way. This resources was developed by ‘The Science Kiddo’ who has a focus on developing an early love of science, one experiment at a time.
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I really like the learning activity on code.org titled binary bracelets. I have used this as a starting lesson for my Year 3/4 classes. ..
A simple way to teach students about coding and decoding data is to have them create their own code for the English Alphabet. They then ca..
A lesson idea might be;
Reading a book, most common books used is Old McDonald and We’re Going On A Bear Hunt, and record yourself read..
A lesson idea regarding how a piece of digital data is transferred and represented for the early childhood group is: Playing a video of a..
An activity that can be used in the classroom is decoding words from a language code such as:
A role play scenario linked to a specific war/historic time period could involve encoding and decoding morse code. This would be more..
If I was hosting a PD session with primary school teachers on data collection, organisation and presentation, teachers would be asked to c..
Use the Computer Science Field Guide as a tool to teach students about RGB and how colour as data is represented. Go to the Computer Sci..
Task 2: Option 2
One very useful and easily found source of data that can be used in a classroom are the children’s lunchboxes. They co..
In Term 3 we have worked with our buddy class to grow and record the growth of broad beans.
The data has been measured each week. The ch..
In term 1 I teach the students MS Excel and Year 5 voted to use ‘Favourite Holiday Destinations (in Australia) for their Survey.