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Teaching Programming in Primary Schools

CO010 Online course

Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch

Key stage 1 Key stage 2
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Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.

You will:

  • Explore Scratch as a programming language.
  • Understanding of key programming concepts; algorithms, sequencing, repetition, variables and selection.
  • Reflect on your learning and create ideas for your classroom practise.
  • Identify programming concepts through projects, both unplugged and digital.
  • Apply a cross curricular approach to programming.

This course is part of the Teach primary computing certificate.

Teach primary computing

Our nationally recognised qualification will support you to demonstrate your commitment to developing your own practice and to computing as a school subject.

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