In Early Years children learn about the technology around them and begin to develop the skills which will help them to build computational thinking and problem solving using technology as they move through school.
Children explore sound with technology in Early Years
|Children learn how to make and combine sounds on the computer||Children use robots to develop early control skills||As well as using tablets children develop pictures and text on screen||Children use technology in the classroom on the iBoards|
|Children learn to combine text and graphics in a simple story||Children develop skills of presentation using a range of software||It is important to apply their skills to a range of platforms||Children develop image processing skills using audio software||Children learn to combine all media into a presentation thinking about the audience||Children should be able to add transitions and link slides to show proficiency|
|Children learning about control using robots and toys||Users develop their algorithms using on screen turtles and robots||Children explore block based control development and debug||Children build proficiency in coding using Scratch platform||Children use Flowol to apply control sequences for simulation||Purposeful coding develop game situations and achieve set tasks|
|Children learn about using email as a means for communication||Children learn about being respectful when contributing to social media, using blogs and surveys||Children use forums to discuss topics thinking about appropriate behaviours online|
What Control looks like at Southroyd.