I really enjoyed the App Inventor tutorials, so I would run a series of short sessions with colleagues- starting with the beginner session..
Social media/gaming during lesson time is a big issue at our school. Presenting this to students as an Challenge/Design brief would be an..
Beyond Blue- Check in : this app allows you to quickly check in on a friend whose mental health may be of concern.
A timer could be called and used in many situations, e.g. cooking, answering questions in a test, etc. You just need to enter duration.
When making breakfast you have to make many decisions depending on what you choose to eat. Bowl size, milk volume, whether you need to mic..
I think a great PD activity would be to present to other teachers the AppInventor tutorial, and have them complete this exercise. This wou..
When implementing basic programming using a general purpose programming language, the biggest hurdle is getting students to understand tha..
During a lesson using processing.org, and addressing “Design algorithms represented diagrammatically and in English, and trace algorithms ..
I recently learned that you can collect & log data using the Microbit’s sensors, and then graph it using Mu. It’s pretty neat 🙂
I found two resources of varying quality that are potentially useful for teaching the theory behind this topic. These are: