Teaching Computing Unplugged in Primary Schools: Exploring Primary Computing through Practical Activities Away from the Computer

Teaching Computing Unplugged in Primary Schools: Exploring Primary Computing through Practical Activities Away from the Computer

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Teaching primary computing without computers? The Computing curriculum is a challenge for primary school teachers. The realities of primary school resources mean limited access to computer hardware. But computing is about more than computers. Important aspects of the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science can be taught without any hardware. Children can learn to analyse problems and computational terms and apply computational thinking to solve problems without turning on a computer.

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