Computing at School, Preston Hub Meeting 7 Apr 2014 #CASPreston
Monday, April 7, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)
Preston, United Kingdom
Preston Hub Meeting
Monday 7th Apr 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm
'With Raspberry Jam'
Please note the change of venue to The Media Factory, at UCLan
Hosts - Alan O'Donohoe & Vikki Dodd
Aims: what to EXPECT
1. Educate teachers by sharing resources for teaching computing
2. Engage teachers to introduce computing activities into ICT lessons
3. Encourage teachers who might be frightened of computing to 'have a go' and share experiences and good practice with each other!
No previous programming knowledge is required.
Our next event after this will be in May
We will always seek to share some activities designed to teach computing in ICT lessons using free, open source, cross platform resources.
If you have a suggestion for adding to, or changing the programme please get in touch.
Help us to SHARE THIS EVENT
If you tweet please use #CASPreston to share this event and invite other teachers you know to join us
For further information please 'Contact The Host' above.
Advance registration required.
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.
Computing at School is endorsed and supported by:
When & Where
Alan O'Donohoe [Our Lady's High School]
Alan O'Donohoe is the Principal Teacher of Computing at Our Lady's HS, Preston and Level 2 CAS Master Teacher. His creative approaches to teaching Computing have been graded as 'Outstanding' and he has already achieved excellent results with his GCSE Computing classes. Alan's 'Teach Computing' courses have received the highest levels of feedback.