Are you ready to level up your programming class with the exciting and innovative Turinglab?
Explore the power of Turinglab, an engaging online platform backed by Amazon Future Engineer, designed to invigorate Python programming lessons for key stage 2 to 4 students.
What is Turinglab?
With a step-by-step learning structure, this platform combines the fun of gaming with serious Python programming. It features auto-marking, progress tracking, and in-built theory, reducing your admin tasks to help facilitate learning.
Having taught computer science for most of my teaching career, platforms like this, freely available to schools, is a game-changer! Why not transform ordinary lessons into extraordinary experiences?
Sign up and try using Turinglab (supported by Amazon Future Engineer), as an online platform for teaching Python programming to your students …
Why is Turinglab essential?
Turinglab aligns with the National Curriculum, covering major GCSE-level programming concepts.
With its visually attractive and theme-based content, the platform is set to spark students’ interest, including SEND and vulnerable students, promoting engagement and domain-specific skills.
Get your students signed up with a class code.
Then, track their progress, use leaderboards to motivate them, and even adapt content for different abilities and key stages!
With approximately 20 hours of Python programming content, Turinglab provides ample resources – and it’s very engaging to use!
How can teachers use Turinglab in the curriculum?
Thinking more carefully about curriculum choices and how teachers can scaffold learning, I’d like to address three questions:
- How could Turinglab’s scaffolded learning structure benefit our classroom dynamics?
- What benefits could Turinglab provide to SEN and vulnerable learners?
- How can Turinglab be used as a beneficial tool for students to self-regulate their learning?
Turinglab’s scaffolded learning structure enhances classroom dynamics by promoting metacognition and differentiated instruction. It allows key stage 2-4 students to progress, fostering self-confidence and inclusivity, providing teachers with the flexibility to offer personalised support to vulnerable students.
The gamification allows students to self-regulate their learning, guiding them through challenges to develop essential skills; self-discipline, initiative, and problem-solving. What’s not to like? It’s free t
Ignite your students’ passion for programming and enrich their learning experience. With Turinglab, teachers can catalyse their students’ computer science journey. Their future of education is in your hands; it’s time to take the leap!