Author Archives: Mr A Patterson

MakeyMakey in Year 1.

MakeyMakey in Year 1.

In computing this week, Year 1 were amazed to see that a water melon could make a funny sound when connected to a device called the MakeyMakey. After this, the children were able to draw animals on a plain piece of paper and using the MakeyMake along an algortihm in the Scratch software make their animals come to life with sound when touched.

Green Screen in Year 5.

Green Screen in Year 5.

In Computing this week, Year 5 have been looking at the school’s green screen. First, we looked at the different ways in which a green screen would be useful when filming. Then, the children were able to explore the features of the software.