In this self study course we will consider the use of a range of physical devices as well as “unplugged” activities to explore the wealth of opportunities to develop computational thinking and key Computing Science skills. We will explore different pedagogical approaches for computer science principles, and will gain hands on experience in using resources and applications to support these principles.

Participants with gain an understanding of approaches to learning and teaching of Computing Science utilising national advice with hands-on activities to build confidence in developing Computer Science in an engaging way.

Dates: Thursday 3rd September 2020

Closing Date: Thursday 13th August

Audience

For Educators working in and around Early and First levels of the curriculum.

Rationale

Gain an understanding of approaches to learning and teaching of Computing Science at Early-First Level utilising National advice with hands-on activities to engage and inspire.

Course Leader

Darren Grant
07592108272
Darren.Grant@sserc.scot

Cost

Free

The course will be accessed through https://onlinelearning.sserc.org.uk. Once your attendance is confirmed you will be issued with log in details to access the course.