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Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Great Tools and Apps to Teach Students Computer Programming

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

Bee-Bot App: a simple introduction to primary computing based on the Bee-Bot floor robot. Makes use of the keypad functionality and enables children to improve their skills in directional language and programming through sequences of forwards, backwards, left and right 90 degree turns. 12 timed levels set in a garden scenario. Aimed at age 4 upwards.

Bee-Bot App: a simple introduction to primary computing based on the Bee-Bot floor robot. Makes use of the keypad functionality and enables children to improve their skills in directional language and programming through sequences of forwards, backwards, left and right 90 degree turns. 12 timed levels set in a garden scenario. Aimed at age 4 upwards.

ScratchJr - Learn. A guide to Scratch Junior.

ScratchJr - Learn

With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games.

Move the Turtle app: A virtual Turtle introduces basic concepts of programming such as loops, procedures, variables and conditional instructions in a colourful graphic environment.

Move the Turtle app: A virtual Turtle introduces basic concepts of programming such as loops, procedures, variables and conditional instructions in a colourful graphic environment.

Programming for Primary Schools Using iPad Apps  Coming Soon ...  Computer Science Lessons for 7 - 11 Year Olds

Programming for Primary Schools Using iPad Apps

With the introduction of Computer Science into the UK curriculum in 2014, learning to program is now an entitlement and a vital skill for children to learn. As technology becomes more and more ingrained into our everyday lives, it is important that our children have practical experience of programming and an understanding of technology and how it works as we prepare them for the creativity needed to drive the 21st century.

16 Apps for Coding on Tablets

Education Apps: Apps for Coding on Tablets

Updated 25/09/2016 With an increasing focus on programming and coding finding the way onto the curriculum in many different countries across the globe, developers are creating materials which can h…

Cato’s Hike/Cato’s Hike Lite: an iOS quest  game to teach basic programming skills where Cato has to overcome obstacles using programming logic such as loops, branches, if/else and goto labels. Over 60 levels aimed at 5+.

Cato’s Hike/Cato’s Hike Lite: an iOS quest game to teach basic programming skills where Cato has to overcome obstacles using programming logic such as loops, branches, if/else and goto labels. Over 60 levels aimed at 5+.

Scratch Junior app aimed at 5-7 year olds. Program interactive stories and games.

Scratch Junior app aimed at 5-7 year olds. Program interactive stories and games.

A.L.E.X iOS App: the simplicity of Beebots but with a look and feel which would appeal to older learners.  Program an astronaut to reach a teleporter. 25 free levels and create your own levels.

A.L.E.X iOS App: the simplicity of Beebots but with a look and feel which would appeal to older learners. Program an astronaut to reach a teleporter. 25 free levels and create your own levels.

Cargo-Bot iPad app: demonstrates programming concepts in a fun and visual way and makes debugging fun.

Cargo-Bot iPad app: demonstrates programming concepts in a fun and visual way and makes debugging fun.

Coding with Hopscotch - tips & ebook

How Wes Fryer Ruined My Day

But in a good way! One of the readings that I caught this morning was a post from Dr. Fryer on his blog. “Hopscotch Challenges: A Free Curriculum eBook for iPad Coders”. I really enjo…

Hour of Code™ with TouchDevelop: create your own apps on phone, tablet or laptop. Excellent walk through tutorials.

FAQ: Touch Develop Shut Down (June 2019)

Microsoft retired the Touch Develop platform in June 2019. Looking for its replacement? See Microsoft MakeCode Arcade and other MakeCode editors.

A great idea to use the emoji keyboard icons with Hopscotch app for beginning coding.

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A great idea to use the emoji keyboard icons with Hopscotch app for beginning coding.