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The Foot Shake

The foot shake dance is a new dance that has either hit or will hit your playground in the near future, see the TES article below:…/has-foot-shake-dance-challenge-hit-yo…

However, dances like these are a great way to teach coding and algorithms. Algorithms are a set of instructions, just like the instructions for a dance. By challenging the children to write their algorithm for the dance, they are effectively writing code.

In the afternoon, we moved onto using the Dance Party website by It’s an amazing site, you can find it below:

Why not try this dance or any other dance to help your children to understand and play with algorithms (while getting active too!)?

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Simon Hunt

Mr Hunt is a primary school teacher who has taught Reception, Year 6 and now a mixed year 3/4 class. He loves creative and innovative ways of teaching to engage children. He is an SLE, specialising in creative and innovative teaching ideas. He shares some of his ideas through his Facebook page and connects with teachers in the UK and around the world. He has presented at various educational conferences and has provided CPD sessions, staff meetings and bespoke twilight sessions. He has also been invited to speak at the international Superpod 6 conference held on San Jaun Island, Washington USA.

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