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Cecil Andrews College

Seville Grove, WA, 6112

Resources

A collection of teaching and learning resources we find useful.  Several of these are recommended also by the Australian Computing Academy.
Learn to Code

Australian Computing Academy

The Australian DT Challenges are free in-classroom activities designed to address the most technically challenging aspects of the Year 5-6 and 7-8 bands of Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies.

Digital Technologies Hub

Unpack the Digital Technologies Curriculum one step at a time. Find great lesson ideas linked to the curriculum, explore strategies and advice from Australian primary and secondary schools and more.

Grok Learning

Coding Courses, competitions, Digital Technologies Curriculum focussed - All Ages, Subscription Service, Sel-Marking Activities.

Computer Science Unplugged

CS Unplugged is a collection of free teaching material that teaches Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around.

Code Monkey

CodeMonkey teaches coding using CoffeeScript, a real programming language, to teach you to build your own games in HTML5. It’s aimed at kids, but it’s definitely fun for adults, too.

CodinGame

CodinGame offers up games to learn more than 25 programming languages, including JavaScript, Ruby, and PHP. One of the great things about CodinGame is that you can play with friends or colleagues, and also enter international coding competitions.

CodeCombat

CodeCombat is aimed at teachers and students, but anyone can play. Learn Python, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, or the Lua game scripting language. On the beginner Dungeon level, you’ll move your Hero through the game using some basic commands according to the tutorial alongside the game.

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Robots and Single Board PCs

Edison Robots

The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for teaching kids STEM, computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. 

Microbit

You can use your BBC micro:bit for all sorts of cool creations, from robots to musical instruments – the possibilities are endless.

Did you know that you can code your BBC micro:bit using Blocks, JavaScript, and Python?

Lego Mindstorms

This software requires the EV3 Core Set (45544). This intuitive software empowers students to bring their projects to life, and the data logging capability enables them to predict, collect, view, analyze, and manipulate data from sensors. Includes teacher resources, a documentation tool, building instructions and tutorials.

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