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Teach Computing - 11 June 2013

Computing At School (CAS)

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 9:15 AM to 3:20 PM (BST)

Preston, United Kingdom

Teach Computing - 11 June 2013

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Tuesday 11th June 2013

'Teach Computing'

 

Other dates available on Thursday 27 Sept 2012 and Wednesday 16th January 2013

A one day course preparing teachers and leaders with little or no background in computing science for the introduction and long term sustainability of computing in their schools.
  • develop the confidence and expertise successfully to introduce and champion computing at KS3 and KS4
  • select an appropriate language for teaching programming
  • discover a range of strategies to engage all learners
  • share strategies for teaching challenging computing concepts with Scratch and Python
  • sample a range of new technologies:arduinos, PicoBoards FIGnition, Raspberry Pi etc
  • take a bundle of free resources back to your classroom

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Computing at School (CAS)

Computing at School (CAS) is a membership association which aims to promote and support Computing and related disciplines in UK schools, formally supported by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Its memberships is diverse, including teachers at over 500 schools across the UK, exam boards, industry, universities, professional societies, as well as parents and governors. CAS seeks to work at many levels, including directly supporting Computing/ICT teachers, as well advocacy at a national policy level. It has been heavily involved in the Royal Society Call for Evidence on Computing in Schools, as well as contributing to the recent National Curriculum Review in England. For further information regarding CAS and its activities, please see http://www.computingatschool.org.uk.


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Our Lady's High School
St Anthony's Drive
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 3SQ

United Kingdom

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 9:15 AM to 3:20 PM (BST)


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Computing At School (CAS)

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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