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https://elenikyritsis.com/2018/04/26/teaching-binary-by-creating-bracelets/

This looks like fun. I have tucked it away in my DT kete. It has links to the actual lessons teachers could follow if interested.

    • Mister_Roberts
      Mister_Roberts

      It is an excellent way to introduce concepts of computer science to young children in a fun way.  The Canterbury Uni team do an incredible job teaching Computer Science 4 Primary Schools. As a DTTA member I was privileged to go down in 2017 to learn how to deliver this in Wellington. It's on of the ideas I have been discussing with the local council about develop resource kit in a box ideas for primary schools to pick up and run with.

      • Jacky Young
        Jacky Young

        Thanks Mister_Roberts for this. I would love to have more examples to share. Feel free to add in others. 

        • Mister_Roberts
          Mister_Roberts

          Hey Jacky, give me sometime to find them.  There are a lot of great unplugged activities, but there are some real winners to get people started, I need to check through notes.  So focused on secondary assessments and marking at the moment, planning NCEA level 1 workshop for DTTA on Saturday and juggling busy life with newborn . . . . . 

          I'll be in touch ;)

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