We hope that all of you are staying safe and as positive as you can be in these difficult and uncertain times. Hopefully, we can give you a break and help give your kids and their friends some fun and stimulating insight into how to begin their journey to make their own video games. As many […]
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Over the past few years we have seen breakthroughs in confidence, reading, writing and problem solving all whilst playing and making video games. Computer games can be good for learning. It is all about balance and too much screen time can be just that “too much”. In this article Max Brooks (writer of Waterstones Minecraft: […]
Love this question from a parent looking to help kids learn code. The key is the use of the word PROJECT. We use project-based learning as an underlying principle to teaching kids code. When I was learning to code, I found that building projects that interested me was the key step that helped me crystallise […]
There is a new term being banded around since the new computing curriculum was launched in September 2014. Computational Thinking Computational Thinking is not something I’d really heard and I’ve spent 20 years in IT. In the old curriculum children discovered how to use software but did not learn how to make it. Learning to code […]