Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science - short course CH552 / F02

Start date
28 Mar 24
Duration
1 Hour
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

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Summary

Isaac GCSE computer science is an exciting, free learning platform, aimed at supporting students with the subject knowledge required for GCSE. During this short course, you’ll learn about the features available on the Isaac GCSE computer science platform, including how to:

• create a group (if you have your students' email addresses to hand, you can set them up as a group during the session)

• set assignments (choose from our bank of pre-made question 'gameboards')

• view your students' progress in their assignments

• use auto-marking to inform your teaching

• create your own custom ‘gameboard’

This session will be led by an experienced Professional Development Leader, and will include a demonstration of the main features, as well as the opportunity to try them out.

The session does not include any assessment and does not lead to any certification.

Who is it for?

This short course is suitable for teachers interested in using the Isaac GCSE computer science platform. You can create a free account on their website.

What topics are covered?

01 | Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science – this session will support you with the platform, it’ll include a live demonstration, try out the platform and have the opportunity to ask questions.

How will you learn?

Scheduled live, interactive online sessions led by an experienced Professional Development Leader.

How long is this course?

This course includes one session, running for a total of 1 hour.

Who is the course leader?

  • Nicky Hughes

    I have been a Head of Computer Science at a state school delivering both GCSE and A level Computer Science. I worked in industry for many years...

Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

● understand how to create a class group and set assignments on the Isaac GCSE computer science platform

● explore how to create ‘gameboards’ on the platform

Sessions

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1 Introduction to Isaac GCSE computer science - short course28 March 202416:15-17:15Virtual

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Fees & Subsidies

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Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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