CAS Somerset Hub meeting
6th November 2013 16.30 - 18.30
Come to the third Computing At School Teacher's meeting in Somerset.
Light Refreshments available from 16.15
16.15 - 16.30 Welcome refreshments and networking
16.35 - 16.50 - The Somerset Hub, CAS Master teachers, The Network of teaching excellence, Google Raspberry pi project. An overview of the support and resources availble to schools in Somerset from CAS.
16:50-17:20 Workshop on creating a simple encrypted email client in python
17:20 -17:50 Raspberry Pi playtime - A chance to experiment with Raspberry pis and explore some of the teaching resources available with them
17.50 – 18.20 - "Bring and Brag" sharing experiences of teaching computing using python, Raspberry Pi, Codeacademy, udacity etc. If you have any useful resources/teaching experiences and would like to briefly share, please contact Eliot firstname.lastname@example.org
18.20 - 18.30 - Feedback, AOB and close
A chance to consider where and what we should do next....
We look forward to seeing you.
The Computing At School group (CAS) aims to promote the teaching of Computing at school. CAS was born out of our excitement with our discipline, combined with a serious concern that many students are being “turned off” computing by a combination of factors that have conspired to make the subject seem dull and pedestrian. Our goal is to put the excitement back into Computing at school.
The Computing At School group (CAS) is a grass roots organisation, whose energy, creativity, and leadership comes from its members. CAS is a collaborative partner with the BCS through the BCS Academy of Computing, and has formal support from other industry partners. Membership is open to everyone, and is very broad, including teachers, parents, governors, exam boards, industry, professional societies, and universities. We speak for the discipline of computing at school level, inc. FE, and not for any particular interest group.
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