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Celebrate Scratch Day with our Favourite Marty & Scratch Projects

Scratch Day is a worldwide network of events to celebrate Scratch and this year it falls on the 11th May. So far, there are 676 events that have been registered to…

Scratch 3 – What Does it Mean for the Classroom?

Scratch is a widely used platform that encourages creativity through block-based programming. Students drag, drop and click blocks of coding instructions together to build up their program, allowing for a…

We Now Map to the Australian F-10 Curriculum

We might have mentioned that all of our learning resources map to benchmarks for both the Curriculum for Excellence for Scotland and the National Curriculum for England. Well, we have…

What is Computational Thinking?

The term, Computational Thinking, is being discussed and used a lot in education at the moment, but what does this actually mean and is it something that is worth trying…

Marty the Red Nosed Reindeer

It’s Christmas time! And every Christmas our favourite holiday robot, *Marty the Magical Reindeer*, gets to work helping to deliver presents worldwide. With his unusually luminous red nose, Reindeer Marty…

3D printing in the classroom – An accessible way to engage your students

3D printing has grown from a niche hobby reserved for makers and technicians to a widely utilised tool to educate young people in becoming STEM leaders of the future. When…