Research, Pedagogy and Information Zone

Our Barefoot Teacher Ambassadors have created easy to understand guides and overviews, based on current research and information.

These provide insight into teaching methods relating to computer science across the primary curriculum and give a view of technology in the wider world.

Articles from Barefoot

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PRIMM stands for the 5 stages of teaching programming; Predict, Run, Investigate, Modify and Make.

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Semantic Waves

A semantic wave is a simple diagram or a drawing which represents the planned knowledge building about a concept within a learning activity.


Early Years

Introducing computational thinking to younger children prepares them to become great problem solvers in the future…


Computing for everyone

We believe computing is a subject for everyone. Take a look at our five strands to promote diversity in your computing lessons…

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Barefoot in Action

We spoke with Ben Davies, a Key Stage 2 teacher and ICT lead from St Paul’s Primary School in South Manchester, about his experience of using Barefoot Computing materials with his staff and pupils. Here’s what he had to say…