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Edinburgh PLAN C Launch Afternoons for Teachers

Computing At School Scotland

Friday, 27 September 2013 at 13:00 - Friday, 4 October 2013 at 17:30 (BST)

Edinburgh PLAN C Launch Afternoons for Teachers

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Teacher
Teacher who'd like to see how the latest CS teaching techniques can be applied to National 4/5 level material for Computing Science.
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Event Details

 

Structure of the two launch afternoons

 

Friday Afternoon on 27th of September 2013

Time

Activity

from 1pm

Lunch

2.00pm-3.30pm

Act 1- Computer Science for all; what the research tells us

3.30pm-3.45pm

Coffee

3.45pm-5.15pm

Act 2- Encouraging deeper understanding with peer instruction

5.15pm-5.30pm

Close

Friday Afternoon on 4th of October 2013

from 1pm

Lunch

2.00pm-3.30pm

Act 3- Bringing theory to life with kinaesthetic learning activities

3.30pm-3.45pm

Coffee

3.45pm-5.15pm

Act 4- Scaffolding learning with more effective worked examples

5.15pm-5.30pm

Close


Who this event is for

All Computing teachers who would like to find out about the latest CS Education research how to apply the latest CS teaching techniques to National 4/National 5 Computing Science topics.


Involvement in PLAN C after the launch event will eventually give you:-

  • regular teacher hub sessions with a lead teacher or teachers to support you to explore, discuss and then apply the latest pedagogical content knowledge for CS to the senior phase qualifications.

  • access to summaries of the latest CS education research in a format that makes it easy to apply to your own practice.

  • a flexible set of National 4 & 5 appropriate materials and activities in year one of PLAN C and then for Higher in year two.

  • closer links with universities and colleges in your local area.


Aims for the two launch afternoons

  • Provide insight into the very latest research on how to teach novices programming more effectively and overcome common difficulties.

  • Allow you to directly experience and then explore a range of active learning techniques that can enhance your existing National 4 and 5 Computing Science courses.

  • Give you a range of activities that you can use with your Computing Science pupils to enhance their level of understanding in the software design and development unit.

  • Share more information about the wider PLAN C programmes and get your feedback.

     

Cost

These are completely free afternoons of professional learning directly related to National 4 and 5 Computing Science and you will be able to claim back your travel costs to attend the events.

Do you have questions about Edinburgh PLAN C Launch Afternoons for Teachers? Contact Computing At School Scotland

When & Where


Craigmount High School
Craigs Road
EH12
United Kingdom

Friday, 27 September 2013 at 13:00 - Friday, 4 October 2013 at 17:30 (BST)


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