Top Ten Resources for Primary Computing Teachers
- This guide from CAS (Computing at School) is a great introduction to the subject – Berry, M. (2013) Computing in the National Curriculum: A Guide for Primary Teachers. Computing at School.
- You will also need to read the National Curriculum for Computing. (Start by looking closely at the ‘Aims’).
- The National Centre for Computing Education – Access to plans, resources and CPD opportunities – https://teachcomputing.org/primary-teachers
- Barefoot Computing – Register for free resources and activities linked to primary computing and computational thinking – https://www.barefootcomputing.org/
- Computing At Schools – Become a member for free to access resources, discussion forums and curriculum information – https://www.computingatschool.org.uk/
- Activity ideas on the CSUnplugged website – https://csunplugged.org/en/topics/
- Activity ideas on the Teaching London Computing Website – https://teachinglondoncomputing.org/resources/primary-school-resources/
- Code-IT – A website full of plans and resources created by a Hampshire Computing Inspector – http://code-it.co.uk
Staying safe online
- Education for a Connected World – This document from the UK Council for Internet Safety gives a really helpful progression to help keep pupils safe online. It looks at 8 aspects of online activity and sets objectives across each year group from ages 4-18
- Project Evolve – Resources to support all the statements in the Education for a Connected world Framework