I‘m pleased to announce that the 19th project is now available for schools who are using the Mr Andrews Online Creative Computing Curriculum. The project ‘A 3D World’ focuses on developing pupil’s geographical enquiry skills whilst utilising the creative use of technology for effective learning. This cross curricular project begins with the pupils exploring 3D worlds – comparing and contrasting the geographical features of a city of the United Kingdom with another city in the world. The
Teaching our children to be creative with technology supports the skills needed for lifelong learning and prepares them for a world that is changing at a rapid pace. The skills we are learning now, are not necessarily those we need in the future. As we are faced with rapid changes in our world we need to provide the opportunities to teach our children the life skills which are necessary to prepare them for an unknown
The Digital Apprentice Project offers a great way to bring real-world skills to the classroom. Children will not only learn more about how technology works but they will also be able to unleash their creativity by designing, building and sharing their own apps.
You can’t just give someone a creativity injection. You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them.
The new Mr Andrews Online Creative Computing Curriculum launched last week with 5 Academies from the Outwood Academy Trust. I was contacted by Lee Wilson, the Executive Principal (Primaries) back in March (2017) as their current ICT scheme of work wasn’t working for them and had become stale and didn’t allow the teachers to exploit cross curricular opportunities. This was his brief: “I’d like you to come up with a more simpler scheme which