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    • Nicki Tempero

      Scratch - Getting Unstuck

      Harvard Graduate School of Education have developed  Getting Unstuck, 21 days of 21 Scratch projects . Their goal for Getting Unstuck is supporting that familiarity and fluency—by inviting you into these daily programming challenges and connecting you with a supportive commun...

      Tags: scratch, coding, computational thinking

    • Digital Technologies Implementation for Years 7-10: A 2018 Google CS Educator PD Course
      Digital Technologies Implementation for Years 7-10: A 2018 Google CS Educator PD Course

      A 4 week online course to support those in years 7 to 10 to implement the new Digital Technologies...

      • Ngā Kiriahi

        Two new EM Pīkau now available, Pouahi Sneak Preview 1 and Pīkau 5: - check them out !!

        Pīkau 5: First Steps in Programming: Computational Thinking Progress Outcome 1   This pīkau will explain what sequence, decomposition, algorithmic thinking, and debugging look like in the context of computer programming. It will also demonstrate a simple way to introduce these con...

        Tags: pikau, pouahi, digital leader, computational thinking, programming, sequence, algorithmic thinking, debugging, facilitated course, sneak peak

        • Ngā Kiriahi

          New EM pīkau 6 release now available!! Check it out

          EM pīkau 6 breaks down what is covered by Computational Thinking Progress Outcome 2, gives ways it can easily be taught in a classroom without using expensive technology, and demystifies some of the language used in this progress outcome, which will also be useful for later pīkau. Feel free t...

          Tags: pikau, pikau 6, computational thinking, debugging, sequencing

          • Nicki Tempero

            Computer science concepts as told through fairy tales.

            I came across this blog on Twitter - Computer Science concepts told through fairy tales . Has anyone used this site or have other sites with stories to  support your own or student learning? Here is part of a story explaining an algorithm-  

            Tags: coding, vocab, stories, fairytales, CT, computational thinking

            • Nicki Tempero

              DT4PS - Pou Hihiko - exploring practical ideas for implementing Digital Technologies . ( Greymouth)

              DT4PS - Digital Technology for Primary teachers. This workshop is for beginners and users of the Digital Technology curriculum content. We will be focusing on hands on activities, both unplugged and using digital tools and exploring ways for practical implementation in your classrooms.   ...

              Tags: Meetups, Computational Thinking, coding, robotics

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