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Physical Computing (with BBC micro:bits and other Bobs)

Published by Stephen Richards on 2016-05-10

It’s not easy to quantify and measure the impact of certain aspects of teaching strategies but sometimes you can just tell when something works. Teaching Computing principles with physical computing is one of those things. When you see that look of triumph in a young person’s eyes the moment they first crack the sequence of code that’s required to make three coloured LEDs light up in a correct tra...

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SEND and Computing Curriculum CPD day 1st July Tower Hamlets

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-05-09

A one day conference for anyone working to meet the challenge of teaching the revised Computing Curriculum to learners with complex and challenging special educational needs. The greater emphasis on computer science, programming and coding, along with a greater recognition of the need for safeguarding online raises issues about what to teach, how to teach it, and what resources we might use.

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Research - please can you help?

Published by Jane Waite on 2016-05-05

GCSE teachers needed to share their expertise and students needed to trial a new e-learning software. Please contact Peter pyiatrou@uclan.ac.uk for more details.

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Switched On Summer 2016

Published by Roger Davies on 2016-05-04

The latest issue of Switched On, the CAS newsletter/magazine, is now available. It’s not often teachers have a chance to affect what happens on a world scale, but that is one of the outcomes of our remarkable curriculum journey.

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GCSE in Computer Science assessment criteria

Published by Sarah Shakibi on 2016-04-28

Sarah Shakibi provides a personal summary of the assessment components for the 4+1 Examination Boards : AQA, OCR, EdExcel, Eduqas and CIE. It is hoped that colleagues will find this useful in trying to determine which board to choose from Sept. 2016 for the teaching of GCSE Computer Science.

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CAS National Conference 2016

Published by Simon Humphreys on 2016-04-14

Booking for the 2016 National CAS Conference is now open. Held at the University of Birmingham (June 18th 2016) the conference is a highlight of the year. This year we have David Malan (Harvard University) and Conrad Wolfram (Wolfram Foundation) and over 40 different workshops for borth rpimary and secondary school teachers.

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Space Invaders on a Microbit

Published by Duncan Maidens on 2016-04-08

At a Birmingham City University CAS event. Space Invaders on a Microbit ! If you ever wondered what you could do with Microbit, view the video: https://youtu.be/qtPmawMdgQ0 via @YouTube @bcupress

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Micro Python on the Microbit

Published by Duncan Maidens on 2016-04-08

Recent demonstration at Birmingham City University of Micro Python on the Microbit by Shahbaz Farooq.

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Join us for a Summer of Computing Fun and Exploration

Published by CAS North West Manchester on 2016-04-07

A round up of some of the events organised by CAS North West Manchester for Summer 2016.

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Computing without computers

Published by Jo Badge on 2016-04-06

Taking the fear out of computing lessons. Jo Badge, Primary CAS Master Teacher, Google Certified teacher, ICT lead. Leicester North Primary CAS hub leader reports on running a training session with staff in her school

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