‘Computing for the New Curriculum: Key Stage 2 Guide Book’ is an introduction to teaching computing with 7 to 11 year old children. It contains background information about the changes to the computing national curriculum for England, advice on planning and sample lesson content. Many videos show the apps in action.
The chapter ‘Making things move’ focuses upon the fun robots available to demonstrate computing concepts. With many practical ideas, the book shares exciting ways to bring your computing curriculum to life.
1. Why computing now in key stage 2?
2. Key stage 2: Overview of the lessons
3. Key stage 2: The lessons
4. Making things move
5. Key stage 2: Next steps
This is book two in a series, it progresses from the first book called ‘Computing for the New Curriculum: Key Stage 1 Guide Book’ for children aged 5 to 7.