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Course Description

The globally renowned Six Bricks methodology is an incredibly powerful and practical way of introducing basic coding and computational skills to children in classes K-2. This is an increasingly vital part of the STEAM syllabus.

NESA accredited

Computational thinking is a cognitive ability that is critically important for holistic childhood development. It is the prerequisite foundation for understanding the technologies of the future. 

Join this dynamic module to build your skills in developing computational thinking and coding in your classroom without being a STEAM expert. We showcase the different ways in which you can integrate the methodology into your own classroom activities and identify ways to use it within the STEAM curriculum.

Computational thinking is usually associated with computers and coding.  However, it can be taught without a device. Children are excited by using the bricks which makes it an easy way to introduce the following skills:

Abstraction, Generalisation, De-composition, Algorithmic thinking and Evaluation and De-bugging.

The module includes all the templates you need to download for your class and we guide you through video demonstrations on how to implement the following activities:

  • Brick Crypto
  • Brick Navigation
  • Brick Sudoku
  • Brick Tangram
  • Brick Switch

NOTE:  It is suggested that you complete the module on Implementing the Six Bricks Methodology before commencing this module.  This module does not cover the fundamental principles of the Six Bricks Methodology. We assume that you have built your understanding through the completion of:  Learn how to apply the Six Bricks Methodology in your  K - 2 class


Teachers of classes in Years K-2 who are not STEAM experts and want to include computational skills in their teaching.

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Course Outline

  • 2

    Module 2 - Using Six Bricks Methodology for Computational Thinking

    • Introduction to using Six Bricks methodology for computational thinking

    • Activity - Brick Crypto

    • Cryptography and Encryption Example

  • 3

    Module 3 - Skills Children develop from knowing Computational Skills

    • How can Six Bricks methodology contribute to computational skills?

    • Computational Skills children gain through Six Bricks methodology

    • Examples of Abstraction

    • Generalisation

    • Search Engine Example

  • 4

    Module 4 -Computational Skills develop another set of important skills

    • Understand how computational skills helps developing another full set of important skills

    • Computational Skills include Algorithmic Thinking

    • Evaluating and Debugging

    • Computational Skills building Other Skills

    • Resources needed to introduce activities into the classroom

  • 5

    Module 5 - Examples of Activities to Implement in your Class

    • Consider these Tips

    • Link Activities to areas of Curriculum

    • Brick Crypto

    • Brick Navigation

    • Brick Sudoku

    • Brick Tangram

    • Brick Switch

  • 6

    Module 6 - Activity PDF Templates

    • PDF for Brick Crypto templates

    • PDF for Brick Navigation templates

    • PDF for Brick Sudoku templates

    • PDF for Sudoku Blank Worksheet

    • PDF for Brick Switch Mat A3 size

    • PDF for Brick Switch Templates guide

    • PDF for Brick Switch Documentation Sheet

  • 7

    Module 7 - Conclusion

    • Wrap-Up

    • In Conclusion

    • Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback

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Denise Meyerson

Denise Meyerson

Denise has over 30 years' experience of delivering PD training to schools, teachers, corporate clients and corporate trainers. She is one of the first master trainers of the LEGO Serious Play methodology and has used this process for schools and teaching teams. Denise is also qualified as a trainer for the powerful Six Bricks Methodology

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