New Expert Body on Computing Education Established

The UK Forum for Computing Education (UKForCE) will provide an independent and unified voice to advise UK government and other agencies on issues relating to computing education. UKForCE is led by the Royal Academy of Engineering and will provide advice on the curriculum, qualifications and assessment and the supply and training of computing teachers. TheContinue reading “New Expert Body on Computing Education Established”

Robots and Maths at Primary

There are a number of different robots available for maths at the Primary level.  They teach sequential logic, counting and turning.  The resources can be extended further by imaginative use of mats to include time based problems. The two systems I like are Bebot and Bigtrack.  The big track has a great expansion capacity andContinue reading “Robots and Maths at Primary”

robotics teaching tips

This comes from Lego and is really useful as a guide: Robotics Teaching Tips Options ‎10-31-2013 04:18 PM Robotics Teaching Tips – John Heffernan In this section, I pass along some teaching tips and other observation from teaching robotics for eight years. Kids very aware of their schoolwork and teacher’s methods.  Be thoughtful about your methodsContinue reading “robotics teaching tips”