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Ofqual blog - How can you feel prepared for results day?
A really helpful post from OfqualBlog
What IS the real significance of OOP?
The core idea in OOP is 'encapsulating methods with data'. Five principal benefits have been claimed for encapsulation. But in modern programming you can achieve those benefits without encapsulation.Blog
How do we lay the foundations for Computing in EYFS?
What do we want our Early Years' learners to be able to do with technology by the time they enter Key Stage 1? What experiences should we be providing and what vocabulary should we be developing?Blog
Physical Computing with the Mini Sphero
Do you have a Sphero lurking in your cupbaord? Then dust it off and get creative in your classroom. If not, why not try out the Mini Sphero...Blog
What good programming work looks like
In our previous posts we’ve argued that practical programming is of vital importance in computing education, is intrinsic to computer science, teaches useful skills and is itself great pedagogy. Here, we turn our attention to what good practical programming might look like in schools.Blog
CAS Summer Classroom Poster Pack
Are you looking for some inspiration for your classroom computing displays? We have put together this list to helpBlog
Applications Now Open: 3Dami Summer Studio Workshop
Students can learn to animate for Free !Blog
Make a micro:bit data logging app
Create a simple phone or tablet App using App Inventor and a micro:bit to measure the environmental temperature.News
World Youth Skills Day: Playing our Part in the UN’s Quality Education Goal
15th July 2022 is World Youth Skills Day. CAS is marking the occasion by highlighting some insightful resources for the community and celebrating our teachers who make learning vital skills like Computing possible for young people.Blog
Programming work is essential pedagogy
This blog continues the series of blogs on the Practical Importance of Programming in Computing Education by the NCCE Academic Board, based on the white paper, Practical Programming in Computing Education. In previous posts we argued for the importance of practical programming work in computing in general based on the fact that it is an intrinsic part of the subject, and that programming is a generally useful skill beyond just in computing itself. Here we argue that it is an important pedagogical tool for teaching computing more generally.