Preston Hub Meeting
Monday 1st Feb 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Host - Alan O'Donohoe
-Hands on with the BBC Micro:bit
-Your Computing Questions
At our February meeting, Lorraine Underwood who works with the team at Lancaster University will be bringing BBC Micro:bits for teachers to try at the meeting. We will also have some Code Bugs for teachers who wish to compare.
Help influence the agenda of our meetings, by suggesting or requesting a focus for the meeting, eg. KS1 Computing, GCSE Computing, CS Unplugged, Raspberry Pi, Python. Please note that registration is required in advance. If you can, bring a laptop with you.
This event is suitable for teachers of Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 Computing. The Preston Raspberry Jam event follows after from 6.00-9.00pm.
Directions: this event will be held in UCLan's Media Innovation Studio (photos) on the 4th floor of the Media Factory Building which is just off Kirkham Street. It's a 7min walk from Preston train station or bus station. There is free restricted parking on the surrounding streets and free street parking outside from 6.30pm. Directions to Media Factory.
Preston Raspberry Jam also takes place in the same venue [more information]
For further information please 'Contact The Host' above.
This event is supported by UCLan and Exa Networks.
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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.