Junior School and Grade 6 ICT software
The Junior ICT curriculum is changing and we are introducing more programming and computer science related material. The following software is open-source and available to download and install for free:
Scratch is a visual programming environment and can be used online or installed on a pc.
We will be using Scratch from Grade 3 to 4 to teach programming concepts and problem solving.
Details for parents: https://scratch.mit.edu/parents/
Downloadable version is here: https://scratch.mit.edu/download
We are also covering the ICT syllabus for Grade 5 and 6 in the Junior School. For these students you can install Snap! programming language.
Developed by the University of California, Berkeley, Snap! is built on top of Scratch and has advanced programming features:
Online version: https://snap.berkeley.edu/site/
Downloadable version: https://snap.berkeley.edu/site/offline