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Scratch programming in primary schoolCV001

Scratch is the most popular tool for computer programming in primary schools around the world, and is used independently by millions of children for their own projects. Its block-based, drag-and-drop system supports accessible, creative learning for children of all abilities and levels of experience. Children can...

Robotics in education: a conference for primary and secondary schoolsTY249

Would you like your students to have more experiences in robotics? Are you looking for ideas to promote robotics as a future career? The Robotics in education conference will provide a full day of hands-on robotic activities for any member of staff involved in primary or secondary education. Sessions will include...

Primary programming and algorithmsCP003

This course is delivered as part of the National Centre for Computing Education. Programming and algorithms are fundamental to the primary computing curriculum. Algorithms are clear and unambiguous instructions to solve problems which can often be translated using a programming language for a computer to follow. By...

Using manipulatives to enhance understanding and problem solving in primary mathematicsMY005

This exciting new CPD will encourage active learning in primary mathematics lessons with the use of different manipulatives. Research suggests that the use of manipulatives is beneficial to all children's mathematical understanding, and can help children's retention, problem solving and reasoning. During this course...

Teaching primary science: exploring spaceNE003

Online course. Flexible participation. Learn about current and future space missions, aiming to explore our solar system and beyond. Discover effective ways in which to engage pupils in science and wider STEM activities linked to space exploration. In this course, you'll discuss with other teachers and draw upon a...

Differentiation for learningNE702

Online course. Improve your practice of differentiating for learning, by diagnosing your students' current levels of understanding and differentiating for learning by task. You will explore the key principles of effective differentiation for learning, see how teachers use these approaches in their classrooms, and...

Introducing assessment for learningNE711

Online course. Improve your responsiveness as a teacher and support all students learning and understanding in STEM subjects with assessment for learning approaches. In this fully supported, online CPD course you will develop your teaching skills to elicit student understanding through classroom assessment and...

Planning for learning: formative assessment in science and mathematicsNE710

Online course. Guided by experts in assessment for learning, on this course you’ll plan to identify your learners’ thinking, clarify learning goals, and fine tune your teaching, so you are better able to progress your students’ understanding, both in and between lessons. Plan based on learners’ starting points, use...

The science of learningNE709

Online course. Flexible participation. Guided by Professor Paul Howard-Jones (The Secret Life of Four and Five Year Olds) and Professor Tim Jay, develop an understanding of the science of learning and discuss its impact on your teaching. Draw upon educational neuroscience and psychology to help you interpret student...

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