ICT Links

Try some of these websites to improve your ICT skills
 
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
 
Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills.
 
Learn how to code in just one hour.  Also links to further coding courses.
 
Try Course 2 as an introduction.  Then Course 3 to follow up.  Learn to code with Angry Birds and Zombies
 
On-line platform for creating code to play games 
 
 
Apps for IPad
Hopscotch - No setup. No typing. No syntax.  Just drag blocks and instantly play what you've made.
 
Daisy the Dinosaur - available from the iTunes store. Learn the basics of computer programming with Daisy the Dinosaur! This free, fun app has an easy drag and drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy to dance across the screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects, sequencing, loops and events by solving this app's challenges.