‘Hands on’ with the new Primary Computing Curriculum

Date

Fri, 7th November, 2014

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

Sprowston Manor, Norwich

Ref. Number

PB/1415/Com/008

Price

£0.00

Description

‘Hands-on’ with the new Primary Computing curriculum.

With the new computing curriculum:

• What are the opportunities for creativity?
• How can we use real and relevant contexts for the children?
• How can we develop literacy and numeracy?

In this hands-on, practical course, we will look at a number of teaching strategies to engage children in computing.

The course will:

• outline the changes to the primary computing curriculum
• help to plan and deliver continuity and progression across key stages 1 and 2, preparing for key stage 3.
• give practical examples of activities which can be carried out away from the computer, to teach important concepts
• use MakeyMakey tools to create exciting technology projects
• introduce app creation software
• offer ideas to establish a coherent and balanced curriculum

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Course name:

‘Hands on’ with the new Primary Computing Curriculum

Ref. Number:

PB/1415/Com/008

Date:

Fri, 7th November, 2014

Time:

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

Sprowston Manor, Norwich

Price:

£0.00

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Presenter(s)

Dr Steve Bunce

Dr Steve Bunce is an experienced teacher and has taught in primary, middle and secondary schools and covered many roles including ICT co-ordinator, head of year and senior leader. For the Open University, he has advised schools across the UK on their use of technology. As a part-time lecturer at Durham University, he has shared learning experiences with the undergraduate teachers.
Developing teaching and learning in schools is the focus of Steve’s work and he now advises teachers in computing and using iPads to impact upon learning. To develop enquiry in the classroom, Steve uses video games, Minecraft and robots, to enthuse his students.

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