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Session 6 – Programming

Computational education equips children to use computational thinking in order to create an understanding of computer science. Having observed KS1 pupils Ofsted were impressed by their ability to learn programming through testing sequences of instructions for floor robots. National Curriculum … Continue reading

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Session 5 – algorithms

What is an algorithm??? Set of steps you follow to get something done. Google defines it as: decomposition, pattern recognition and abstraction. eg breaking a big problem into smaller more manageable chunks. Take the everyday making of a jam sandwhich … Continue reading

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BSE1 – Computers – a tool for learning?

Whilst on placement i considered the amount of focus that made on computers within the EYFS surroundings. With 2 computers in the Nursery, ICT was always an option for the children. The programs listed below were just a few of … Continue reading

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Session 4 – Portable Tech

Exploring ‘pixlr’ This weeks task was to experiment with painting software and filters to create some digital art. I have never used this form of medium before so it was very much on a trial and error basis. I thought it … Continue reading

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Session 4 – Portable Technology Preliminary Reading

Bowe’s children get the reading bug with iPad poses a great deal of advantages. With iPads proving to be extremely accessbile and portable they are a hugely innovative part of the primary curriculum. They can be taken out of doors, … Continue reading

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Audio Editing – Session 2

‘At the Zoo’ by William Makepeace Thackeray First I saw the white bear, then I saw the black; Then I saw the camel with a hump upon his back; Then I saw the grey wolf, with mutton in his maw; Then … Continue reading

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IWB- Session 1

My intial thoughts on watching a video on how to use IWB was not the most positive. However, having been taken through various steps and activities on the program i have found it extremely useful and really looking forward to … Continue reading

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