Programming 2: Programming Bee-Bots

Children learn about directions, experiment with programming a Bee-bot/Blue-bot and tinker with hardware

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Lesson 1: Understanding arrows

Children learn the meaning of directional arrows and follow a simple sequence of instructions

Lesson 2: Introducing the Bee-Bot

Children experiment with programming a Bee-Bot/Blue-Bot and tinker with hardware to develop familiarity and introduce relevant vocabulary

Lesson 3: Simple Bee-Bot programming

Children experiment with programming a Bee-bot/Blue-bot and to learn how to give simple commands

Lesson 4: Understanding algorithms

Children follow an algorithm as part of an unplugged game and learn to debug instructions when things go wrong

Lesson 5: Programming a Bee-Bot

The children experiment with programming a Bee-Bot/Blue-Bot and learning how to give simple commands. The children learn how to debug instructions, with the help of an adult, when things go wrong

Supporting a child-led project using technology

Computing through continuous provision