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Annual CAS SE Secondary Computing Conference at Queen Anne's School, Reading

CAS South East (University of Southampton)

Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)

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Join us for a day of activities and information designed to support teachers of computer science.  This regional Conference opens with a talk from Professor Leslie Carr, University of Southampton, about 'Upheaval in Computing', followed by bookable workshop sessions throughout the day for KS3, KS4 and Post 16 computing teachers and heads of computing. There will also be a supplier, kit and publisher exhibition during the day.

 

The conference is very generously hosted by Queen Anne's School in ‘The Space’, the school’s new state-of-the-art Sixth Form Centre.

The Space at Queen Anne's School

Each person will be able to choose four workshop sessions (bookable in advance) to attend throughout the day. The CAS Reading Secondary Hub will also be hosting a Teach Meet after the conference providing an opportunity to share and discuss ideas.

 

Click here to download programme and workshop descriptions

 

Programme timing

08.15 – 09.00 Registration, refreshments and exhibitors

09.00 – 09.10 Welcome and introduction

09.10 – 10.10 Keynote - Prof Les Carr - 'Upheaval in Computing' followed by Q&A 

10.10 -  10.20 Bloodhound Supersonic Car presentation

10.25 – 11.25 Session one

11.25– 11.45 Refreshments and exhibitors

11.45 – 13.15 Session two

13.15 – 14.00 Lunch and exhibitors

14.00 – 15.30 Session three

15.30– 16.30 Session four

16.30 plenary and close

16.30 Teach meet - bookable separately - to book see http://community.computingatschool.org.uk/events/4992

 

Session Choices

Session ONE choices:

Cross Curricular Computational

Encouraging young women in the computing classroom

Strategies for teaching programming

Barefoot - does it have a place in Secondary?

Simple programmable robotics using the BBC micro:bit 

Using questions to assess computing (Project Quantum)

N==2 Communicating micro:bits with Python

 

Session TWO choices:

Expectations of the NEA for Computer Science GCSE

The future of Micro:bit

Bloodhound Race for the Line

Training the trainers - CAS Tenderfoot

KS5 Functional Programming

Getting your pupils to transition smoothly from visual programming languages to Python

An introduction to Java

 

Session THREE choices:

Developing problem solving through computing

Teaching Computer Science without a computer

Bloodhound Race for the Line (repeat)

Data transmission and coding

GUI Programming in Python

System Security - SQL Injection and Network Forensics

Micro:bit timing gate - make & take

 

Session FOUR choices:

Personal Cyber Hygiene

Encouraging young women in the computing classroom (repeat)

Enticing disengaged learners in KS3

How networks work

Simple programmable robotics using the micro:bit (repeat)

Building a GUI in Java

N>2 Networking micro:bits with Python

Click here to download programme and workshop descriptions


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Queen Anne's School
6 Henley Road
Caversham
RG4 6DX Reading
United Kingdom

Thursday, July 6, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM (BST)


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CAS South East (University of Southampton)

CAS Regional Centre: CAS South East (University of Southampton) The South East Regional Centre is a collaboration between Mathematics and Science Learning Centre(MSLC), part of the School of Education and Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) offering an unrivalled combined expertise in computer science and professional development in education. The MSLC provides a wide range of exciting professional learning opportunities across all phases of education and have been building their inclusive network of teaching professionals for over 10 years. If you would like find out more about this active community join their mailing list www.isurvey.soton.ac.uk/16464
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