KS3 Computing Baseline update

baselineThanks to the 1500 students who trialled the KS3 Computing Baseline Beta last year, and the teachers who very thoughtfully filled out the survey about it, I have been able to produce a new version that is both thorough and practical.

Here’s what is in it:

50 new courses in Yacapaca

As you can see, many authors have been busy over the summer. I have taken a risk this time, and allowed myself to be a little critical where I feel the authors could have stretched themselves further. There is lots of good material in Yacapaca, but only a small amount that is truly great. I hope that if you are one of the authors, you will read this in the supportive spirit in which it was intended.

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flowolMartin Molloy from St. Paul’s School in Milton Keynes has been authoring nice stuff for a while. Here’s his latest; a couple of nice little quizzes for assessing students’ knowledge of Flowol.

Incidentally, quite a few people have authored Flowol resources in Yacapaca. If you have something you think merits inclusion in the public space – especially if it has a different flavour to Martin’s – let me know!