Age groups used: Year 10s (~15 years)
I’ve been using the most excellent CS Unplugged activities for some of my classes this year – they are predominantly targeted to primary school classes, but they adapt very well to my high school students (either we roll through the activities faster or at a higher level).
It is now nearly two decades since the CS Unplugged activities were published and I think it’s important to note that they are still generally extremely relevant and useful to modern curriculum. Technology is used, implemented and reimagined all the time – but the underlying principles (generally) remain the same.
As a relatively fresh high school teacher, learning how best to position, prime and implement these activities has been a challenge this year – I’d like to reflect and report on how some of these have played out. Continue Reading…