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Challenging your pupils with Free Code in Discovery Education Coding

Challenging your pupils with Free Code in Discovery Education Coding

This is a guest post from Max Wainewright, a big thank you to Max for contributing to our community blog. To find out more about Max, please see his bio at the end of the blog post.   Recently I was lucky enough to hear Phil Bagge talking about teaching coding. One of the things

Computing in the Classroom – Linking on and offline

The objectives in the curriculum specify that students learn coding – coding being a language that is needed to program computers.Alongside teaching coding and the terminology that goes with it, is understanding computational thinking and how this relates to coding.The first blog post under this category of Computing in the classroom focussed purely on offline activities. Offline, sometimes called unplugged,is essential

More hats than de Bono! Do we need to relook at the role of Computing Coordinators?

Posted on behalf of James Massey – Educational Consultant, Discovery Education. I was asked recently to define my role as an Educational Consultant for Discovery Education. After a moment’s pause, I explained the facets of the role and life went on. Afterwards, I thought about all the other elements I could have mentioned and considered

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