Hackathons are often considered the playground of the seasoned developer, but they’re also the perfect CPD for Computer Science Teachers! Here’s why…
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In pursuit of an inclusive classroom, we can take inspiration from Industry and use paired programming to support SEN students in Computing.
Discover a number of free initiatives that you can quickly implement in schools with minimal effor to enrich your Computer Science Curriculum.
If you’re looking for your first or next teaching role in Computer Science, here are some handy tips from #caschat to take you from application to job offer!
In October 2017 I hosted a #CASChat with Top Tips for PGCE Students. Usually, after a #CASChat the conversation is put into a Storify for people to catch up on or look back at, but with Storify about to close down, I’m preserving the conversation here.
In light of the recent After the Reboot report, it is evident that computing teachers desperately need to be supported into accessing quality CPD. While there are surrounding issues I cannot fix, I can help signpost teachers to quality free CPD support. So if you’re looking […]
In 2012 the Royal Society published a report entitled ‘Shut down or restart?’ which looked at the current provision of Computer Science education in UK schools. In an age where digital literacy is paramount, and the UK is facing a huge skills shortage in technical […]
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More workshops have been announced across Manchester for National Coding Week, see more details here. All events are free to attend!
Here is a Hexadecimal conversion lesson plan for you to use, covering Hex, converting to/from Binary and Denary, with fun ice breaker and plenary.
Want to know how we’re celebrating National Coding Week 2017 in Manchester? Look no further… The first workshops have been announced!
Use EduBlocks in the classroom to ease the transition from Scratch to Python. Follow this simple lesson plan for the hide a diamond find a diamond tutorial.