Tag: Barefoot Computing
Pizza Party Per Favore!
Barefoot is excited to announce a new resource, Pizza Party! Created for pupils aged 9-11, it brings data collection and analysis to life through the power of pizza!
3rd May 2019
Barefoot gets a new website and a fantastic new resource!
Barefoot has got a shiny new website. It’s been around for a few weeks but you might not have got a chance to see it yet, so head on over! It’s lovely, bright and intuitive with the same areas as the old website but with a brand new look. Why not take a look around?
14th February 2019
2018 - The Best Year for Barefoot Yet!
In 2018, the SWGfL team coordinated over 1,150 workshops in primary schools across the UK, reaching over 16,300 teachers and ultimately making an impact on over 430,000 pupils.
17th January 2019
On the 9th day of Christmas, Scratch gave to me: 9 ladies dancing in Scratch 3.0
Due to be released on 2nd January 2019 is the new evolution of Scratch, Scratch 3.0. New features include tablet functionality, more how-to videos and an in-editor guide for first time users.
10th December 2018
Get itching to use Barefoot Resources – Scratch
Get creative with coding using our Barefoot Scratch resources. Perfect for a winter day, they allow children to be creative in the warmth of the classroom.
15th November 2018
Barefoot Goes Wild!
The Barefoot team are super excited to share our latest campaign with you – let’s take computer science into the great outdoors!
4th June 2018
Barefoot Computing – what’s new?
We have recently delivered our 3,000th free primary Computer Science workshop – have you had yours yet?
14th May 2018
Safety Snakes: Programming meets Online Safety
Safety Snakes is a brand new, free resource designed to help primary school pupils learn how to stay safe online, while also developing their computational thinking and programming skills.
22nd January 2018
SWGfL at BETT 2018!
Now that we are all back in the swing of things in this new year of 2018, first order of business, only the biggest education event of the year! Get the 411 on everything we are doing at BETT this year!
16th January 2018
Free workshops and resources for primary computing
The holidays may be over, but the Barefoot Computing Project is here to help you get set for teaching computer science and computational thinking this term!
12th September 2017
Are you teaching coding to primary pupils?
At Queen Mary University of London we are researching methods for teaching primary programming. Please complete our survey to help us with teaching you now and providing guidance and support for teachers.
5th July 2017
Digital Leaders 100 Nomination for Barefoot
The SWGfL Education Team are excited to announce that Barefoot has been nominated for a DL100 (Digital Leaders 100) Award!
16th May 2017
Barefoot in 4 easy steps
The Barefoot Computing resources have this month reached one million children in the UK! Follow our 4 easy steps to get your class involved today.
23rd February 2017
Teachers and Tech - What’s the View?
78% of primary teachers now see tech literacy on a par with reading and writing in terms of importance, but how confident are they with teaching it? BT and Ipsos MORI find out.
17th January 2017
SWGfL Roundup of 2016
2016 has been a whirlwind of headlines including data protection, appropriate filtering and monitoring, sexting, social media, ransomware and the computing curriculum. Read our 2016 roundup and discover all the great content you may have missed
7th December 2016
The Art of Abstraction
The Tube Map is a classic example of abstraction, but what does abstraction look like in the primary curriculum, and how can the computational thinking skill be taught effectively?
16th November 2016