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Free Training on the New Computing Curriculum

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Hopscotch and iPad Game making appFree training on the new Computing Curriculum is being offered as a Futurelearn MOOC (Massive Open On-line Course) by the University of East Anglia.

The course is entitled Teaching Computing, it begins on the 3rd of February and is focused on supporting primary and secondary teachers on how to tackle the new Computing curriculum.  It is a four week course, requiring about two hours per week which might be manageable to most teachers! If teachers enjoy this taster, or need more in-depth coverage, please do let 123ICT know!

“With the introduction of the new subject, Computing, to schools in September 2014, many schools are considering how to best prepare their staff for this change. This Open Online Course aims to prepare teachers to deliver the new curriculum effectively to children in years 5,6,7 and 8.

With a mixture of subject knowledge and pedagogical advice, this course is aimed at both ICT specialists and Primary teaching non-specialists. Expert ‘Master Teachers’ from Computing at School have designed the course to make sure that teachers have the most up-to-date information which they can take into their classrooms and teach great Computing lessons.” ( University of East Anglia)

There is more information, including a video trailer to watch and a sign up button at: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/teaching-computing-part-1

 

 

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