Preston Hub Meeting
Monday 12th Sep 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
'Teaching Theory for GCSE Computer Science'
Archbishop Temple School, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3SQ
Hosts - Alan O'Donohoe & Helen Catterall
The aim of this meeting is to help teachers of GCSE Computer Science consider different approaches to teaching the theory elements of GCSE Computer Science.
Teachers with very little previous experience of teaching GCSE Computing/Computer Science are very welcome. We invite those attending to bring some of their own ideas and solutions along to the meeting to support development of the whole group.
We will explore some of the resources available including PG Online, Hodder, Cambridge, Axsied, ComputerScienceUK and the J276 MOOC. Alan has developed a flipped-learning resource called J276 MOOC to support the teaching of GCSE Computer Science and will model/demonstrate how this works, more in this blog post 'The MOOC has landed'.
This meeting is most suitable for teachers of GCSE Computer Science. We have another CAS event on Monday 3rd October June (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/computing-at-school-preston-3rd-oct-2016-tickets-27523799425) with a broader appeal suiting teachers of Computing KS1 - KS4.
4:00 Group Discussion - Sharing best practice for teaching GCSE Computer Science
4:30 Classroom Based Activity - Approaches to teaching GCSE Computer Science
For further information please 'Contact The Host' above.
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Alan O'Donohoe is Specialist Leader in Education at Exa Foundation and a CAS Master Teacher. His creative approaches to teaching Computing have been graded as 'Outstanding' and his 'Teach Computing' courses have received the highest levels of feedback. An experienced teacher, Master Teacher and Hub Leader - if Alan can help you, he will.