Celebrating National Science Week at Noosa
Noosa Library delivered a celebration of National Science Week 2017 (12-20 August) with their week long program of “Robots, slime and chemical reactions”. Coding Kids in conjunction with Noosa Library delivered four robotics and embedded systems workshops at Sunshine Beach State High School for students, teachers and parents.
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Integrate Digital Technologies (F-3)
There are two new Technologies subjects being introduced into primary schools as part of the new Australian Curriculum for Prep to Year 6: Digital Technologies, and Design and Technologies.
Here are the Digital Technologies class activities that can be integrated into your classroom for Prep and Years 1-3.
September School Holiday Code Camps
Can you believe it? It’s already Week 7 of Term 3. Only 3 weeks until the school holidays. How will your children fill up the free time over the school holidays? We have a few school holiday code camps for the upcoming September school holidays. Our venues are located in Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay council areas.
Integrate Digital Technologies (4-6)
It’s 2017, and the new Digital Technologies subject is now starting to be introduced into Queensland schools, with full implementation of the subject expected to happen in 2020. The Digital Technologies subject is not a standalone subject: it is to be integrated into existing subject areas, such as English, Math, and Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS), among other areas.Let’s have a look at how to integrate the Digital Technologies subject into other subjects for Years 4, 5 and 6.
Use GameMaker to make your own game in 2 Days!
GameMaker Studios is a game development environment that targets those who are interested in game development, but don’t know where to get started, or don’t have the technical expertise to make it a reality. Become a Game Maker in 2 days these school holidays!
Science Week at Noosa Library: “Robots, slime and chemical reactions”
Coding Kids is working with Noosa Library Services and Sunshine Beach State High School to deliver coding workshops for students, teachers and parents during National Science Week next week.
Kingaroy, Queensland: Coding workshops to prepare young children for jobs of the future
We are in Kingaroy and Nanango this week visiting schools and delivering free coding workshops for everyone. Coding is a force for change in this world and I am really looking forward to showing young children that they too can create digital solutions for the community, and helping teachers integrate the digital technologies into the classroom.
MicroMakers Holiday Code Camp at Bulimba State School
Over the course of four days, our kids at Bulimba State School partook in the MicroMakers Holiday Code Camp. There, they learned all about the basics of coding: they learned how to make games with Scratch, and how to enhance the experience of gaming by turning everyday objects like fruits and lollies into interactive consoles!
PyCon 2017: Introducing Python into primary school
Python is a simple, readable programming language. Did you know that you can embed Digital Technologies into Year 5 Science and Year 6 English with projects built in Python? Emily first shared these projects at PyCon – Python in Education Seminar in Melbourne, 4 August 2017.