A few weeks ago in Science, we were introduced to Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) and the Bucket School technique. Throughout the lesson, we each took part in three activities that could be structured for different year groups and key stages that covered multiple areas of the National Curriculum. This was greatly beneficial as it … Continue reading Bucket School
PED1017 Session 5 Screen Logo at KS2 Logo Evidence.pptx During this session, we explored the KS2 Screen Logo program through the completion of simple direct commands, repeat commands and procedures. We also looked into the methods required to change pen colour and size in order to personalise the inputted algorithms for students. This ability to … Continue reading PED1017 Computing Session 5
PED1017 Session 4 Screen Logo Screen turtles Textease Turtle, is an example of a Screen Turtle program which enables pupils to program games using an onscreen turtle as they identify a theme for their games as well as tasks to be completed. This is my example of Textease Turtle in use. The background I used … Continue reading PED1017 Computing Session 4
On Friday I participated in my very first exemplar day at Bishop David Shepard CE School in Southport. The school was really incredible to visit as the passion of every single member of staff was evident as soon as we entered the building. We first started with a tour and you could immediately see the pride the Headteacher … Continue reading Bishop David Sheppard
PED1017 Session 3 Floor turtles - beebots and roamers Algorithms in KS1 can be most effectively utilised with beebots and roamers, two electronic devices which can be programmed to follow a specific route. Initially, the two floor turtles can be used as unplugged devices as routes can be mapped out on floor maps, whiteboards or … Continue reading PED1017 Computing Session 3
PED1017 Session 2 Wikis & blogs Prior to this seminar, I possessed limited knowledge on the topic of wikis and blogs, however, I now feel much more confident when discussing and teaching the subject. Following on from learning about Web 2.0 and collaborative working, we were given the opportunity to begin our digital stories and … Continue reading PED1017 Computing Session 2
Beginning an ITT programme and becoming a Primary School Teacher has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember and now I'm officially entering my second week of training and being posed the question... Who am I as a teacher? At this point in time I'm finding it hard to articulate my answer … Continue reading Who am I as a teacher?