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What is #CASInspire

Computing at School (CAS) is delighted to introduce you to the home of #CASInspire, an ongoing programme of support to meet the needs of our community. This programme originally started as a means of supporting teachers during the national lockdown (Spring 2020) and was well received by the community.

CAS Inspire is a series of resources, consisting of, live webinars with expert panellists discussing topical computing education matters, in which the audience can get involved. Also featured are videos teaching Computing concepts, podcasts and careers inspiration webinars.

We're delighted to announce that CAS Inspire returns in January with an exciting programme of events planned. To find out more about our Autumn programme, read our recent news article: CAS Inspire 21/22. A summary of our upcoming events is below. You can book these either by visiting our main events page from the link above, or through the individual event links below:

19th January 2022 - (PRIMARY SESSION) Using Seesaw to evidence learning in computing lessons and across the curriculum with links to the Teach Computing Curriculum - (SECONDARY SESSION) Fantastic cross-curricular ways to teach about climate change in YOUR secondary classroom!

26th January 2022 - (PRIMARY SESSION) Winter warmers - New EYFS resources & workshop from Barefoot! (SECONDARY SESSION)A Level - how we can use Python visualisations to know more about climate change

2nd February 2022 - (PRIMARY SESSION) Crafty creations with the Crumble! - (SECONDARY SESSION) Top tips to support students with GCSE CS  revision

9th February 2022 - (PRIMARY SESSION)Fantastic cross-curricular ways to teach about climate change in YOUR primary classroom! - (SECONDARY SESSION)Using computing competitions to enthuse & inspire

16th February 2022 - (PRIMARY SESSION) Ensuring progression in Scratch - (SECONDARY SESSION) Developing programming skills with the Turing Tumbles

More details for our Spring sessions to follow shortly.

You can also catch up on other great CASInspire webinars through our GoToStage channel:

CAS Inspire

Also try out this selection of videos on Computing at School YouTube Channel "CAS TV"

Active Minds and Active Bodies

CAS Inspire Stories

CAS Inspire Stories is a brand-new podcast from CAS that shines a light on some of our most inspiring teachers and educators.

Guests share their inspiring stories, discuss their career journeys in education, some of the challenges they've faced, their hopes for the future, tips for those new to teaching, and talk about how educators can encourage a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

CAS Inspire Stories are available now from most popular podcast providers.

If you have any suggestions for future topics and resources that can be featured in the CASInspire programme please email them to compatsch@bcs.uk.