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Teaching problem solving the unplugged way

This resource contains a variety of activities and teacher resources to help students develop their problem solving skills, these are mostly through the use of unplugged activities which also encourage the development of skills associated with creating algorithms. The resources consist of teacher guides for each of...
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Problem solving in computing and across STEM - part 1

UK students are good problem solvers. PISA tests reveal that they are better than most international peers, including those from countries with better performance in mathematics and reading. Can this help their achievement in computing and other STEM subjects?This series of articles explores problem solving in computing and across STEM, asking ‘what is...

Problem solving in computing and across STEM - part 2

In part 1 we discovered that STEM subjects have common practices that can be shared and taught in the same way to reinforce and improve students’ learning. In part 2 we look at a possible approach to problem solving in computing and how this touches other STEM subjects.Solving problems in computing – a possible approachComputers process data. Problem...

Problem solving in computing and across STEM - part 3

Our previous articles (part 1 and part 2) have looked at how problem solving is used in STEM subjects and the skills that can be transferred to other subjects to improve learning.In part 3 we learn how debugging can be utilised in other lessons as well as posing questions we as teachers should all be thinking about…Debugging – evaluation and testing in...

Developing mathematical thinking and problem solving through ScratchCY006

Scratch is a free programming language available to use online or as a free download. The software is commonly used in schools to deliver many elements of the KS2 Computing Curriculum. There have been many studies and pilot projects evaluating the impact of how learning computer programming can impact positively on...

Problem solving challenge: using computational thinking and the Internet of Things to improve fire safety

This five hour teaching pack examines how everyday technologies can be connected via the Internet Of Things (IoT) to improve fire safety. From the sensors that detect heat and gases; through the connected computers that read and shape data shared through the cloud; to the networked end-user devices presenting...
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Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204C18

Start Date15 Apr 2019
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFrom £32.00. Fees can vary, see page for more details
Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204

Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204A19

Start Date04 Nov 2019
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFrom £32.00. Fees can vary, see page for more details
Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this self-paced, online subject knowledge course, we explore a number of...

Maths subject knowledge: proportional reasoningNE204D18

Start Date01 Jul 2019
Duration4 Weeks
VenueOnline Course
FeesFree
This course has online mentor support between 15 July - 2 August 2019 Proportional reasoning, and the use of ratios, is required across different areas of the mathematics curriculum. It is essential to many areas of science and technology and is used in a range of real-world situations in both life and work. On this...

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