Prepare to run a Code Club on FutureLearn

Prepare to run a Code Club with our newest free online course, available now on FutureLearn! FutureLearn: Prepare to Run a Code Club Ready to launch! Our free FutureLearn course ‘Prepare to Run a Code Club’ starts next week and you can sign up now: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/code-club Code Club As of today, more than 10000 Code Clubs run in 130 countries, delivering free coding opportunities to approximately 150000 children across the globe. As an organisation, Code Club provides free learning resources and training materials to supports the ever-growing and truly inspiring community of volunteers and educators who set up and run Code Clubs.

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Tech Savvy High Schoolers – Channel 7 Daily News

Channel 7 Daily News Tech Savvy High Schoolers Channel 7 Daily News Last year in March, we showed you the tech savy high schoolers who participated in the first annual Raspberry Pi Jam. It's a competition which the Public Utilities Commission put together in partnership with the Ministry of Education to try to … and more »

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Computing in schools: the report card

Today the Royal Society published After the Reboot , a report card on the state of computing education in UK schools. It’s a serious piece of work, published with lots of accompanying research and data, and well worth a read if you care about these issues (which, if you’re reading this blog, I guess you do)

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Prank your friends with the WhooPi Cushion

Learn about using switches and programming GPIO pins while you prank your friends with the Raspberry Pi-powered  whoopee WhooPi Cushion! Whoopee cushion PRANK with a Raspberry Pi: HOW-TO Explore the world of Raspberry Pi physical computing with our free FutureLearn courses: http://rpf.io/futurelearn Free make your own Whoopi Cushion resource: http://rpf.io/whoopi For more information on Raspberry Pi and the charitable work of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, including Code Club and CoderDojo, visit http://rpf.io Our resources are free to use in schools, clubs, at home and at events. The WhooPi Cushion You might remember Carrie Anne and me showing off the WhooPi Cushion live on Facebook last year .

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Can you survive our free zombie resources?

Looking for something more exciting than pumpkin carving this Halloween weekend? Try your hand at our free new creepy, zombie-themed resources — perfect for both digital makers both living and undead! Pride and Prejudice for zombies If you’ve always imagined Lady Catherine de Bourgh as resembling one of the undead, you’re not alone. And if you don’t know who Lady Catherine de Bourgh is, now is the perfect time to read Pride and Prejudice , before using our resource to translate the text for your favourite zombies.

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Hello World Issue 3: Approaching Assessment

It’s the beginning of a new school year, and the latest issue of Hello World is here! Hello World is our magazine about computing and digital making for educators, and it’s a collaboration between The Raspberry Pi Foundation and Computing at School , part of the British Computing Society . In issue 3, our international panel of experts takes an in-depth look at assessment in computer science. Approaching assessment, and much more Our cover feature explores innovative, practical, and effective approaches to testing and learning.

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