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Codeweek!

Published by Abi Edwards on 2017-10-09

Celebrating the 5th birthday of CodeweekEU in the UK! A grass routes movement with an aim to help people, young and old learn to code and have fun with it!

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CAS TV: Holly Billinghurst

Published by Abi Edwards on 2017-10-06

This week, CAS Master Teacher, Holly Billinghurst presents a 5 minute introduction Huffman encoding and how lossless encoding can make sending and receiving information more efficient.

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It's Codeweek!

Published by on 2017-10-06

EU Code Week is a grass-root movement run by volunteers who promote coding in their countries as Code Week Ambassadors. Anyone – schools, teachers, libraries, code clubs, businesses, public authorities – can organise a #CodeEU event and add it to the codeweek.eu map. To make organising and running coding events easier, we have prepared different toolkits and selected some of the best lesson plans, ...

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Tenderfoot CPD Resources

Published by Roger Davies on 2017-10-06

The Google funded CAS Tenderfoot project provides resource-rich CPD materials for use by curriculum leaders (such as CAS Master Teachers, Lead Schools and Hub Leaders) with less experienced colleagues.

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Computing At School and the micro:bit

Published by Yvonne Walker on 2017-10-06

In September 2017 representatives from CAS and the Micro:Bit Foundation attended a conference in Budapest, Hungary.

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Coding will be the most important skill in the future

Published by John Holden on 2017-09-29

Here are eight reasons why being able to write code for computers is so highly prized!

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Seymour Papert on How Computers Fundamentally Change the Way Kids Learn

Published by Larry Cuban on 2017-09-29

Seymour Papert died at the age of 88 in 2016. Many of his lectures, newspaper op-eds, books, and videoed talks are archived. The following description of  Papert was written to introduce the interview he gave to Dan Schwartz in 1999.

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UK Bebras - free challenge for your students

Published by Jo Brodie on 2017-09-27

A free challenge designed to introduce computational thinking to students, with Bebras tasks online

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CAS Hub Groups – there’s one near you!

Published by Claire Davenport on 2017-09-27

There are now 246 CAS Hub groups worldwide.

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Women in Tech - October event in London

Published by Jo Brodie on 2017-09-26

Free afternoon event in London on 17 October, for 14-18 year olds

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