Full day course 2nd June 2015: Computer Science and Digital Literacy in the Primary Curriculum

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This full day course is designed to support Computing subject leaders and class teachers. Half the day will focus on computer science within the new curriculum with Jon Chippindall (@drchips_) and half the day will be spent exploring digital literacy with Lee Parkinson (@MrP_ICT). Course objectives for both sessions appear below:

The cost of the course is £160 (exc. VAT) lunch included. To book a place please email primarycomputinguk@gmail.com or call Jon on 07790036517

Date: Tuesday the 2nd of June 2015

Time: 9:00am till 4:00pm

Venue: Crumpsall Lane Primary School, M8 5SR

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Computer Science with Jon Chippindall (@Drchips_)

  • Explore Computing national curriculum expectations by considering how Computing differs from ICT
  • Develop an understanding of Computational Thinking in primary schools
  • Explore how Computational Thinking fits with programming and provide practical experience of programming for KS 1&2
  • Provide ideas for teaching the computer networks element of the new Computing curriculum.

 

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Digital Literacy with Lee Parkinson (@ICT_MrP)

  • Explore how the internet can be used to raise writing standards through blogging.
  • Demonstrate a range of Web Tools to help develop writing.
  • Create a digital story using a range of iPad apps all with links to the NEW literacy curriculum.
  • Show how utilising and promoting children’s work through social media can raise standards and improve parental engagement.

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