Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing Teaching CO222 / A04

Start date
7 Sep 20
Duration
3 Hours
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Summary

Transform your teaching by developing your pedagogical approach.

In the first two weeks of this course, you’ll be introduced to a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for Key Stage 3. You’ll look at a range of pedagogies aimed at developing your students’ computational thinking skills, from unplugged approaches to PRIMM, and more. You’ll also investigate worked examples and targeted tasks such as Parson’s Problems.

In the final week of this course, you’ll see several of these pedagogies in action as you work on a rock-paper-scissors game, and think about how the teaching could be adapted for use with your students.

 

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Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Describe a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for use with 11- to 14-year-olds
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how these approaches can be used in the classroom
  • Evaluate the suitability of each approach for a particular audience and teaching objective
  • Produce a lesson plan using one of the pedagogical techniques addressed in the course

Sessions

DateTime
1 Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools07 September 202000:00-00:00

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Fees & Bursaries

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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