This session will provide KS2 teachers with a comprehensive understanding of Coding in the Computing Curriculum and knowledge of what needs to be taught and which free or licensed progams to use. This hands-on workshop will help you learn by doing and gives plenty of practical advice. There will also be recourses to take away.
The course will include:
Access to free resources to support the teaching of coding.
Looking at websites that provide activities for teaching code.
Practical ‘unplugged’ activities that can be taught without a computer.
Detailed, easy-to-follow Schemes of Work or plans for coding to use with your year group.
Target Audience: KS2 teachers
Course Leader: Susan Cutsforth
Susan is a very experienced senior teacher who has held the position of ICT co-ordinator throughout her career. She has also held the position of Deputy Headteacher before moving to a post as an ICT Consultant for Leeds and Bradford Council, where she delivered regular training to staff and pupils and was instrumental in the development of Digital Leaders Programme.
Susan has also held the post of School Improvement Officer for Wakefield Council where she worked with schools to improve Maths and English standards.
She currently works as an independent consultant in many schools across the Yorkshire region, helping to raise the profile of ICT by working regularly with classes across the primary age range and also with staff offering CPD, curriculum planning and support.
Course cost: £95
Payment: Payment can be made by credit / debit card, cheque or invoice