EducationCity has created a brand new module to support teachers in the delivery of the new National Curriculum subject 'Computing'.
The new module will be made up from a combination of engaging Activities, stimulating Student Tools, interesting Topic Tools, informative Learn Screens and thought provoking ThinkIts. Through this stimulating variety of content delivery, pupils will be able to explore new ideas to help them use computational thinking and creativity to understand the world around them.
Activities mapped to national learning objectives
An engaging and rewarding way to learn key stage 1 and key stage 2 Computing topics with friendly characters and fun activities
Use Topic Tools for introducing new Computing concepts and topics to the class (will be added at a later date)
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Computing activities +
In every Computing activity, content is made as clear to understand as possible, with visual and audible reinforcements for every answer. It is the combination of large text, clear voice-over, colourful graphics, and fun music that makes EducationCity.com’s Computing content appeal to all learners.
Great for formative assessment, with typically 8-10 questions asked on a specific topic
Scores are saved into Success Tracker which can provide a comprehensive pupil report at the end of the year or term
Learn Screens helps pupils to gain an insight/overview of new Computing topics in a mini-tutorial
Printable Activity Sheets and resources give pupils something to work on independently in or after the lesson
Time saving lesson plans to aid with planning
Computing Topic Tools +
Open ended tools for use by teachers on interactive whiteboards
Tools offer teachers the freedom to explore a topic at a level and pace perfectly suited to their pupils
Default to appropriate difficulty level according to which academic level it is accessed from
Prepare now and use later with Save and Open
‘Random’ buttons within tools allow teachers to generate random scenarios/data – time saving and great for teacher led questioning
Student Tools +
Open-ended virtual manipulatives designed to let children create and explore
Cover the parts of curriculum where freedom of expression, exploration and outcome are an integral part of the learning goal.
Work carried out within Student Tools is self-differentiated. Pupils will be able to obtain records of their work within Student Tools via print and download features.
Student Tools will be added at a later date, watch this space.
Click here to find out more about our brand new first programming tool, Code Crunch.
Available from September 2014!
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An awesome resource! No other resource works like it in our school... every child is happy and motivated to work on EducationCity.com and it seems to have...
- Mary Farmer, ICT Co-ordinator, The Cedars Primary