Shakespeare Rocks!

We’ve been using a Y6 creative programme to link programming with literacy through digital making.

Songs to code to alongside insults to sling!

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A Shakespearean school production gave the impetus to manipulate lists of data in a CSV format using Python to build a random insult generator.

Fab resource link from the Raspberry Pi Foundation below, and intuitive enough for groups to follow.

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Click to launch the resource from RaspberryPi.org

Bit of a favourite:

“You beslubbering earth-vexing canker-blossom”

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Shakespeare rocked so much that we used it for the workshop at Leeds Raspberry Jam in June.

More insults in the digital making 😂

Tinkering to respond to a Tom Gates book

The opportunity to bring in sounds from the outdoors and rock compositions through a doodled book review.  That’s one idea in response to the traits and characteristics from a favourite fictional character during the week of World Book Day.

Opportunities to trigger by tinkering with electric paint don’t happen very often as a homework activity, but occasionally when your teacher uses a Touchboard from the Bare Conductive team already.