Project ID - TIS001042
Developing Computer coding in the primary school. Specifically working with Key stage 2. Enabling children to understand the principles of non visual based code to develop confidence in this area and problem solving ability.


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Project offered at

Phoenix Integrated Primary School
COOKSTOWN
BT80 8QF

Contact

Heather Watson

Student Skills

Computer science students or anyone with an aptitude for coding and web development.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Within the curriculum - focus on UICT (in particular being creative). TSPC framework. Logical thinking Problem solving Managing information Creativity

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

To see the benefits of embedding computer coding into primary.

Extra Information

The school has begun to introduce computer coding into each class. We would like to explore non visual app based coding for Key stage two children (Y5/6/7). The project would tap into your expertise and involve working along side the teacher to deliver basic coding lessons. In addition- possibly an afterschool club which would have kids who show an interest and have an aptitude for this area.

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