Code Club benefits teachers, students and STEM Ambassadors

STEM Ambassador sessions should provide a number of benefits for all who participate, so it is in everyone’s interest to make them work. ¬†As the goals of Code Club fall nicely in line with the goals of STEMNET, these same benefits should be extendable to Code Club sessions.

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Code Club, STEM Ambadassors and ICT in schools

I recently discovered a new initiative called Code Club (http://www.codeclub.org.uk/) which attempts to introduce computer programming to children in year 5 and 6, via hour long after-school clubs. It is a volunteer-led programme, with no cost to schools, assuming that they already have PCs or Macs upon which to run the software, called Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/).

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