Solving Computational Problems In KS3 Computing: Remote Over Two Days
Tue, 12 Oct | Remote

Solving Computational Problems In KS3 Computing: Remote Over Two Days

This CPD takes a beginning-to-end view from finding suitable problems that are engaging; through supporting students to understand and tackle the problem; to coding and evaluating a solution.

Time & Location

12 Oct, 17:00 – 13 Oct, 20:00
Remote

About the Event

Summary

The National Curriculum in computing aims to enable learners to analyse problems in computational terms, and to write programs that solve such problems. This is central to the development of computational thinking. Through the application of rich subject knowledge, including algorithm and program design and execution through code, learners become confident and adaptable, and are well prepared for subsequent stages of study. For teachers this approach presents challenges that are related, and which can be considered as a whole. This CPD takes a beginning-to-end view from finding suitable problems that are engaging; through supporting students to understand and tackle the problem; to coding and evaluating a solution. Participants will be equipped to plan authentic projects and activities that stretch all learners to the fullest of their ability, scaffolding learning with approaches that are firmly based in evidence.

Who is it for?

Teacher and curriculum leaders in secondary computing with, at least, foundational knowledge of programming.

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