Computing in Primary Schools
The primary computing curriculum became statutory in September 2014 and across the country teachers and schools are having a meltdown. Here’s a new subject teachers have never been trained to teach and they have to teach children from the age of 5 how to ‘code’.
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Raspberry Pi primary
With recent reports that sales of Raspberry Pi have surpassed all expectations and reached the 2.5m mark (http://bit.ly/1iBf275), should schools be using them?
iCompute had it’s official launch earlier today in the Lake District. BBC radio came to interview Liane O’Kane who founded iCompute and talk about it can help primary school teachers with the new National Curriculum for Computing.
The interview is below.