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Glasgow PLAN C Launch Day for Teachers

Computing At School Scotland

Thursday, 19 September 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow PLAN C Launch Day for Teachers

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Teacher
Teacher who'd like to see how the latest CS teaching techniques can be applied to National 4/5 level material for Computing Science.
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Who this event is for

All Computing teachers who would like to find out how to apply the latest CS teaching techniques to National 5 Computing Science topics.


Involvement in PLAN C after the launch event will eventually give you:-

  • regular teacher hub sessions with a lead teacher or teachers to support you to explore, discuss and then apply the latest pedagogical content knowledge for CS to the senior phase qualifications.

  • access to summaries of the latest CS education research in a format that makes it easy to apply to your own practice.

  • a flexible set of National 4 & 5 appropriate materials and activities in year one of PLAN C and then for Higher in year two.

  • closer links with universities and colleges in your local area.


Aims for the launch day

  • Provide insight into the very latest research on how to teach novices programming more effectively and overcome common difficulties.

  • Allow you to directly experience and then explore a range of active learning techniques that can enhance your existing National 4 and 5 Computing Science courses.

  • Give you a range of activities that you can use with your Computing Science pupils to enhance their level of understanding in the software design and development unit.

  • Share more information about the wider PLAN C programmes and get your feedback.


 

Cost

This is a completely free day of professional learning directly related to National 4 and 5 Computing Science and you will be able to claim back your travel costs to attend the event.


Structure of the launch day

Time

Activity

9.00am

Coffee

9.30am-11.00am

Act 1- Computer Science for all; what the research tells us

11.00am-11.15am

Coffee

11.15am-12.45pm

Act 2- Encouraging deeper understanding with peer instruction

12.45pm-1.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm-3.00pm

Act 3- Scaffolding learning with more effective worked examples

3.00pm-3.15pm

Coffee

3.15pm-4.45pm

Act 4- Bringing theory to life with kinaesthetic learning activities

4.45pm-5.00pm

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When & Where



Senate room, Glasgow University
University Avenue
Glasgow
G12

United Kingdom

Thursday, 19 September 2013 from 09:00 to 17:00 (BST)


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