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4 events found


CAS Tyneside Hub Meeting
Organiser(s): Mike Carter <m.carterlea@gmail.com>, TynCan Learning; Nick Cook <nick.cook@newcastle.ac.uk>, Newcastle University
Speaker(s): Nick Cook, Newcastle University; Jeanette Patterson, Kings Priory School
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Target Key Stages: KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing Science, Newcastle NE1 7RU
Description:

This hub meeting will provide introductions to ScratchMaths, a project from UCL on primary maths and computing using Scratch, and modelling and simulation from using StarLogo.

Programme
Time Topic
16:45 Registration, refreshments and networking
17:00 ScratchMaths - primary maths and computing using Scratch, a project from UCL with excellent KS2 curriculum resources
18:00 StarLogo - modelling and simulation software suitable for KS2 through to A Level. StarLogo allows students to model and explore complex systems. Developed by the people who created Scratch, it is accessible yet enables the development and monitoring of sophisticated models and simulations such as predator/prey ecosystems, pandemics and emergent behaviour exhibited by insect populations.


CAS Tenderfoot CPD: Bits and Chips
Organiser(s): Mark Clarkson <mwclarkson@gmail.com>, Egglescliffe School
Speaker(s): Mark Clarkson, Egglescliffe School
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Target Key Stages: KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: Free
Venue: Egglescliffe School <http://www.egglescliffe.org.uk/>, Eaglescliffe TS16 0LA
Description:

This session introduces the next CAS Tenderfoot Unit focussing on the connection between the 0s and 1s of binary and how the computer does things. An intro video: https://goo.gl/g0UYS9 explains the unit. We will cover logic circuits, truth tables and boolean logic, machine architecture and the fetch-decode-execute cycle.


CAS North East Regional Conference
Organiser(s): Nick Cook <nick.cook@newcastle.ac.uk>, Newcastle University; Louise Talbot <cs.outreach@newcastle.ac.uk>, Newcastle University
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Target Key Stages: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Charge: £35 by credit card, £40 by invoice
Venue: Newcastle University <http://www.ncl.ac.uk/computing/>, School of Computing Science, Newcastle NE1 7RU
Description:

This conference covers computing in the primary and secondary curriculum. Workshops will be delivered by national and regional experts in teaching computing. See the conference home page (http://casne.ncl.ac.uk/events/2017/conference/) for programme details and registration information.


OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science (J276): Reviewing delivery and assessment of Component 3 (NEA)
Organiser(s): Rebecca Oxberry <roxberry@harton-tc.co.uk>, Harton Technology College
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Target Key Stages: KS3, KS4
Charge: £65
Venue: Harton Technology College <http://www.harton-tc.co.uk>, South Shields NE34 6DL
Description:

This course will be delivered by a trainer from OCR.

The course aims to:
- Give guidance on the structure, delivery and assessment of the specification
- Explain the administration procedures
- Consider ideas and approaches for the teaching for Component
- Improve delivery and assessment of the controlled assessment units.

The cost of the course is £65 per delegate, including refreshments and a resource pack. Note - the cost of the course may decrease depending on the number of delegates.

Please contact Angela Tinmouth, ATinmouth@harton-tc.co.uk to book your place!