Drawing patterns in code.org

When we first learn coding using sites like code.org we encounter puzzles that require common patterns to solve. These are some of those common coding patterns that all students should understand thoroughly: Move along a line Repeat 1 or more actions a...

Digging Tunnels

This term we have been utilising Minecraft Education Edition to practice our coding skills and also our collaboration skills. When you join a Minecraft world with your classmates and are trying to build 3D structures problems are bound to occur. How we deal with those...

Keyboarding

Learning to touch type on a standard QWERTY keyboard is still an important skill, but things have changed recently with on screen keyboards, autocorrect, speech recognition technology and mobile devices. Whilst it has commonly been taught in IT or digital technology...

Introduction to TinkerCAD

TinkerCAD is a simplified version of AutoCAD which is the commercial software that a lot of professional designers use. It’s free to use for anyone and has a web based interface and also an app that works well in both Safari and Chrome. It’s not quite as...