What will I learn?
Computing on the curriculum has now been around for quite a while, yet we know it still causes schools, primary and secondary schools all over the UK, a real point of pain and stress. We are constantly looking for ways to alleviate the stress and help teachers who ‘didn’t sign up to this’ when they did their PGCE. Well, there are a tonne of brilliant resources out there, tonnes! These include everything from the Computing Textbook to the great work CAS (Computing at School) and Khan Academy do. A little curriculum mapping aside, fabulous resources from code.org in the USA and organisations like Tynker are brilliant too.
What are you going to learn about?
You’ll learn about how to ensure you are compliant in your practices and how these fit into the wider school activities around meeting the new regulations. This Learning Trunk introduces key terms and lays out obligations.
Who is hosting this Learning Trunk?
Sonny is a Founder of Spongy Elephant and also a fully qualified teacher. He is a Computer Scientist by trade and has over 20 years experience in education and is an edtech expert. His training company New Ways to Learn has worked with well over 20000 teachers and school staff over the last 6 years.
How long do I need?
Around 25 minutes.
Anything else I need to know?
We have set this Learning Trunk so that you progress through each video in order. This is important as the content is connected.
This Learning Trunk covers...
FREE!Introduction - Sandwich Bot
Hex to Binary to Decimal
Barefoot - Crystal Flowers
How Does It Work? The Internet
How Does It Work? Computers with Bill Gates
Get Angry with Code.org
How Does It Work? Arrays
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