Computational Thinking

Further examples of Computational Thinking in the Primary Curriculum
Computational Thinking should be embedded in all aspects of the computing curriculum.

Fun, 'unplugged' activities such as asking pupils to walk different routes through school from the classroom to the playground or hall raises the questions:

  • what are the available routes?
  • which route is ‘best’ (most efficient)?
  • how do we measure and analyse that? (time, distance?)

KS1 pupils can start to understand how computers can help us to solve problems, in the example above they could use a digital stopwatch to measure . . .

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