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Speaking to any Year 2 child about what they know about the world around them is a fascinating experience.
They have started to gain some knowledge from their experiences, and have inferred other information – often in amusing ways.
Exploring the IT around us opens up these conversations – What stops shops running out of beans? Where do shop owners buy these beans? How does this supply affect us? – and offers children a chance to see the world differently.
To know its secrets. And even better, to begin to question the technology that is all around them…
What they’ll learn
- To explain how information technology helps us
- To recognise common types of technology
- To demonstrate how IT devices work together
- To say why we use IT
Sway Grantham works for the Raspberry Pi Foundation developing free computing resources and online training for primary teachers. Follow Sway on Twitter @SwayGrantham and see more work from the Raspberry Pi Foundation at @RaspberryPi_org