Half term is always a great chance to recharge, revitalise and review – and our very first computing week is quite a week to look back on!
As one of the latest appointments to the Digital Schoolhouse team as Curriculum Content Developer, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and explain a little of what attracted me to the position. As an experienced teacher, I have come to love creating innovative Computer Science resources and have grown increasingly frustrated that I am not always able to develop them to the standard I would like.
This month, Year 3 have been busy engaging with some unplugged activities using the secondary facilities.
Unlike traditional ICT lessons, children have been getting hands-on with 3D printing devices, creating Christmas decorations to sell at our Christmas fair.
The focus of their learning was decomposition – an understanding of all the elements of the outcome before it is created.