Special feature: Computer code in the classroom

(Last Updated On: June 23, 2016)

File_007Interested in finding out more about what computer coding can offer? Looking for ways to use it with your students? 

In the latest issue, read how eight teachers share with INTERFACE their experiences of bringing programming into their classes.

  • Learning how to adapt and change with technology, Janie Tito, Chilton Saint James School, Wellington
  • Exploring and experimenting with, Jaimee Browne, Mangawhai Beach School, Northland
  • Getting credits for Xbox, Steve Rodkiss, Rosmini College, Auckland
  • Why do I love teaching code? John Cox, Aorere College, Auckland
  • Learning without realising it in the last class of the day, Nick Staples, Otamatea High School, Northland
  • Writing programs for PICAXE-controlled robots, Simon Pearse, Waipawa School, Hawke’s Bay
  • Developing problem-solving and anlytical skills, Sarah Ellix, Tawa College, Wellington
  • Learning from Scratch across the curriculum

Plus, check out 24 tools for helping to learn code in File Share.

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scratchStarting with Scratch

Scratch is a popular programming language to use to introduce coding and start programming with your students. Here are a selection of tutorial videos on the basics to get you started with Scratch.






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