Limerick Phase 1 Primary - Introduction to our Modern Digital World & Programming with Scratch (2nd to 4th Class)

Sat, 01 Dec 2018
10:30 - 15:00

Primary Introductory Phase Introduction to our modern digital world &Programming with Scratch (2nd to 4th Class)


“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important”.

This workshop requires 4/5 hours to complete this element of Teacher CPD. We travel to you and give the attendees the tools, skills, and confidence to explore blended techniques learning in their classroom and start to understand and introduce Computer Science elements.

Workshop Overview:

  • Introduction to our modern digital world.
  • How can technology aid me to teach?
  • Empowering our students.
  1. How to keep you and your school safe from Malware.
  2. Virus and Malware! What software should I use to protect myself? What is an update? Who sends it? What does it do?
  3. How to keep your Laptops and PC clean and safe.
  4. Understanding Blended Learning Teaching.
  5. Youtube for Education.
  6. What is important to understand when purchasing new hardware?
  7. Educational Website Usage.
  8. Online Safety for Kids – YAPPY
  9. How to get the most from Tablets and IPads.
  10. What is Computing and Coding all about?

Phase 1 Programming with Scratch (2nd – 4th Class)

Off-Site: This one day course will be run on a Saturday to facilitate teachers and principals to travel and give the attendees the tools, skills, and confidence to:

In-House: We travel to you and delivery to as many staff as you wish.

  1. Implement computing and coding in their classroom.
  2. For those that are already delivering computing and coding, this course will provide a full syllabus to allow teachers to expand their current skills portfolio.

Workshop Overview:

  • My digital world: The importance of computers in modern society and my life.
  • Being a coder−step by step: How to start programming and to develop basic algorithms
  • Implement computing and coding in their classroom.
  • For those that are already delivering computing and coding, this course will provide a full syllabus to allow teachers to expand their current skills portfolio.

Introduction to Primary Sector Computing and Coding through Scratch.

    1. Introduction to Computing & Coding – Introduction clips.
    2. Start on help example 1 “Getting started”
    3. Think like a computer!
    4. What can sprites do?
    5. Make things move
    6. Costumes
    7. Events
    8. Loops
    9. Pen Turtle
    10. Variables
    11. Maths
    12. Strings and List
    13. Co-Ordinates
    14. Computing and Coding through CS Unplugged (Paper Exercises).

To get the most from the day you will need to download the following programmes onto your laptop:

Scratch 2.0 Offline, Notepad++ & Python all are available free from HERE

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Maldron Hotel

Southern Ring Road, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

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