Primary Education News

22 Sep '14

News Kids coding at school: 'When you learn computing, you're thinking about thinking'

BCS Bill Mitchell says UKs new computing curriculum is transformational but only with the right support for teachersChildren across the UK have been back at school for a few weeks now, and with the launch of a revamped computing curriculum, theyll be learning some new skills: including programming.Pupils as young as five will be learning about algorithms and computational thinking, as well as creating and debugging simple programs of their own, using a variety of tools. Its a big shakeup for children and teachers alike. Continue reading...

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