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Is Computer Programming hard to learn ?

Nice little Video to show children what Computer Programming is.

Dorling Kindersley Coding Dorling Kindersley have just publlished a start coding page. It is especially good for primary aged children  and comes with a simple explanation using blockly how coding works and why it is used. Once again it has the elegant... Continue Reading →

Mary Coombs computer programmer

Mary Coombs (1929-), computer programmer, was one of the first programmers to work on the LEO computers produced by J Lyons and Co. and the first female commercial programmer. She developed programs both for internal company use and for a... Continue Reading →

Computing Pirate programmable robot mat/ Map

Lovely pirate map for the early years  to start thinking and speaking in computational language.

This free activity is a simple introduction to code and also comes with lesson plans for year 1. I havent tried it yet but it looks simple and interesting.

2Simple Lesson Plans for Coding

2Coding have added 31 new printable lesson plans for teaching the Computing Curriculum! They are structured around the lesson activities and free code areas in 2Code. Along with lesson plans for each year group, you'll find coding based flashcards, games and quizzes... Continue Reading →

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