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08 September 2021

CAS Inspire 2021/22

CAS is delighted to announce that CAS Inspire continues with an exciting programme of events planned.

Throughout January and February we will be bringing you a primary session, and secondary session every Wednesday at 4pm, bringing to the stage a range of topics including physical computing, careers in computing and much more! All the sessions are free to attend and designed to support teachers and promote excellence in computing.

All sessions can be booked via the CAS Events page or can be accessed directly, by clicking on the links below.

Wednesday 19th January 16.00-16.30

  • Primary session -Using Seesaw to evidence learning in computing lessons and across the curriculum with links to the Teach Computing Curriculum

Come along to discover how other educators use Seesaw to evidence learning in computing lessons and across other curriculum areas.  Join our live Q&A for your chance to put your questions to our primary panel. 

  • Secondary session - Fantastic cross-curricular ways to teach about climate change in YOUR secondary classroom!.

Come along to discuss fantastic cross-curricular ways to teach about climate change with other educators.  You will also have the chance to put forward your questions to our panel during the live Q and A session.

Wednesday 26th January 16.00-16.30

  • Primary session -Winter warmers - New EYFS resources & workshop from Barefoot!

Come along to discover how other Early years educators are using the brand new EYFS Barefoot workshop and resources to impact on their settings.  There will also be an opportunity to put your questions forward to the panel during the live Q & A session.

  • Secondary session - A Level - how we can use Python visualisations to know more about climate change

Members of the CAS community share their thoughts on how they are using Python visualisations to teach about climate change with their A level students.  This session includes a live Q and A so have your questions at the ready!

Wednesday 2nd February 16.00-16.30

  • Primary session - Crafty creations with the Crumble!

Hear from Hayley Laidlow-Wilson (whose brother invented the Crumble) as she talks about where you can access some new creative projects for the Crumble.  Join Nic Hughes (CAS Enfield community leader) as he shares his top tips for using the Crumble and discusses how teachers are using the device in their classrooms.  This session includes a live Q & A so please come with your questions ready to put to our presenters.

  • Secondary session - Top tips to support students with GCSE CS  revision

Join Craig n Dave and members of the CAS community as they share their top tips for supporting your GCSE CS students with their revision. Be ready to ask out panel any questions you have during the live Q and A.

Wednesday 9th February 16.00-16.30

  • Primary session - Fantastic cross-curricular ways to teach about climate change in YOUR primary classroom!

Come along to discuss fantastic cross-curricular ways to teach about climate change with other educators.  Those attending the live session will not only be able to put their questions to the panel but will also be automatically entered into the prize draw to win a copy of Beverly Clarke’s new book ‘Digital Adventures with Ava and Chip - Smart City’.

  • Secondary session - Using computing competitions to enthuse & inspire

Come along to hear from secondary educators as they reflect on their experiences with computing competitions and the impact these have had on their students.  You will also have the chance to put forward any questions you may have to our panel during the live Q and A session.

Wednesday 16th February 16.00-16.30

  • Primary session - Ensuring progression in Scratch

Come along and hear how other primary educators are ensuring progression for all learners in Scratch.  There will also be a live Q and A session where you will be able to put forward your questions to the panel.

  • Secondary session - Developing programming skills with the Turing Tumbles

Hear from Nikki and James Turing as they discuss how programming skills can be developed using the Turing Tumbles.  Simon Howe will also be sharing his experience of using the Tumbles in his secondary classroom.  Those joining the live session will not only be able to put forward their questions to the panel but will also be automatically entered into the live draw for a chance to win a free Tumble for your school! 

More details for our Spring sessions to follow shortly.

You can also catch up on our previous CAS Inspire webinars through our GoToStage channel.