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Home Learning Resources and Links

 

Below are a list of useful Computing Resources that I wish to share with you. They are all based on learning Computing at home and they have wide range of downloadable and activities and games for you to do. They are all focused on developing your Computational thinking and skills, or developing your Digital Literacy and E Safety and are all fun, engaging and interactive, while using a range of subjects. There are also various Computing Home Learning Projects which you can have a go at and take part in. This is a perfect opportunity for you to explore and investigate different Computing resources and they are also all completely free and easy to use! Simply choose a website you like the look of below and click on the green link to get started! 

 

Online E/ Safety

Find resources, games and activities to do with all aspects of the KS1 Computing, including Digital Literacy and E Safety. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zyhbwmn
Find resources, games and activities to do with all aspects of the KS2 Computing, including Digital Literacy and E Safety. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvnrq6f

This website is by STEM and has a range of tutorials, activities and games for Scratch and Programming, E Safety and Online Safety, and using Mobile Phones and Technology safely. 

 

 

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/primary#computing

This has various Computing Home Learning Resources including home projects, downloadable activities and  games based on Online Safety, Programming and Coding and Computational Thinking.

https://blog.teachcomputing.org/computing-resources-for-home-learning/

Programming and Coding

Information and links to a range of at home computing activities (KS1 and KS1) https://www.computingatschool.org.uk/homelearning
Find resources, games and activities to do with all aspects of the KS1 Computing, including Computer Science, Coding and Programming. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zyhbwmn
Find resources, games and activities to do with all aspects of the KS2 Computing, including Computer Science, Coding and Programming. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvnrq6f
Projects and activities for Coding home learning and a parent guide. ( KS2) https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/codeclub

Join the weekly code-along using open projects based on a weekly theme, with different levels available for all abilities, allowing you to be open-ended with opportunities for making and creativity.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/at-home/
This has various Computing Home Learning Resources including home projects, downloadable activities and  games based on Online Safety, Programming and Coding and Computational Thinking.

https://blog.teachcomputing.org/computing-resources-for-home-learning/

This is a brilliant Youtube Video Channel which has lots of videos to help you learn Programming and Coding. 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLecqH2uhOR0bj6Qb0LzzXYz8nFFIC0m1S

Digital Eagles Code Playground Live are a series of YouTube videos designed to help you learn coding and programming.   https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLecqH2uhOR0bj6Qb0LzzXYz8nFFIC0m1S
Scratch provides you with lots of different coding projects and games to help improve your coding skills. https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Code Academy will help you learn more about programming and coding.  You can sign up for a free trial when you visit the website https://www.codecademy.com/
Tynker is a website that will help coding and problem solving.  It's resources are free at the moment so visit the website to sign up now. https://www.tynker.com/
Blockly games provides you with a range of different games that uses coding blocks to help you complete the challenges. https://blockly.games/?lang=en

Think Fun has lots of unplugged activities for children to learn the basics about algorithms without a computer.

 

http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/6-unplugged-coding-activities-for-hour-of-code

Other Games

Find resources, games and activities to do with all aspects of the KS1 Computing, including Information Technology. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zyhbwmn
Find resources, games and activities to do with all aspects of the KS2 Computing, including Information Technology. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvnrq6f
Purple Mash is a computing website that has lots of free resources that you can access at home.  See if you can learn some new skills by signing up.   https://2simple.com/free-access/

This ProProfs Website allows you to make your own online games. Here you can make your own crossword, word searches, hangman and jigsaw games. 

 

https://www.proprofs.com/gam
Tinkercad is a free website that will help you to think, create and make 3D models online.  https://www.tinkercad.com/
Visit the Minecraft Education website to play different Mindcraft games.   https://education.minecraft.net/
This website includes learning together activities, mini missions and projects and interactive learning games all based around Computational Thinking and Skills. There are downloadable resources, worksheets and activities which are all absolutely free. https://www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning

Online/ E Safety Activities

 

Please click on the picture below to go to the Pupil E Safety page where you can find lots more resources, links and activities all based around staying safe online.

 

Barefoot Computing ( Home Learning)

 

 

There is a brilliant website called Barefoot Computing which has lots of interactive activities and games that you can do linked to computing and programming. It has a range of activities to keep you entertained such as mini missions, interactive learning gamed and learning together activities. The resources and  games are fun and support you with using your Computing and problem solving skills so click on the picture above to access the website and get started!  

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