First CAS East Surrey Hub meeting
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM (BST)
Reigate, United Kingdom
CAS East Surrey Hub meeting
Head of Computing Mr Neil Stokes
Reigate Grammar School, Reigate
19 June 2013 16.30 - 18.30
Refreshments from 4.15pm
The first CAS meeting of the East Surrey hub group welcomes you!
Meet fellow teachers for informal networking and take part in a hands-on Greenfoot workshop
16.15 - 16.30 Light refreshments available.
16.30 - 16.40 Introduction and Welcome - What is CAS? Why should you join us?
16.40 - 16.55 - Round table networking - what computing activities are you offering in your school? What CPD training would you like to take to help you?
16.55 - 18.25 – Hands on Workshop - Greenfoot a Java-based IDE.
Dr Neil Brown from the Greenfoot team at University of Kent offers an introduction to teaching Greenfoot.
Greenfoot is an integrated development environment aimed at beginner learners of programming at secondary school age or above. It supports the creation of animated graphical applications, such as games and simulations.
All resources provided.
18.30 - Feedback, AOB and close
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We look forward to seeing you!
The Computing At School group (CAS) aims to promote the teaching of Computing at school. CAS was born out of our excitement with our discipline, combined with a serious concern that many students are being “turned off” computing by a combination of factors that have conspired to make the subject seem dull and pedestrian. Our goal is to put the excitement back into Computing at school.
The Computing At School group (CAS) is a grass roots organisation, whose energy, creativity, and leadership comes from its members. CAS is a collaborative partner with the BCS through the BCS Academy of Computing, and has formal support from other industry partners. Membership is open to everyone, and is very broad, including teachers, parents, governors, exam boards, industry, professional societies, and universities. We speak for the discipline of computing at school level, inc. FE, and not for any particular interest group.
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