Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing Teaching (FutureLearn)

Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing Teaching (FutureLearn)
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This course is aimed at teachers of computer science and programming who teach 11- to 14-year-olds (KS3 in the UK).
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Programming Pedagogy in Secondary Schools: Inspiring Computing Teaching (FutureLearn)
Examine a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for teaching computing in Key Stage 3 (Grade 6–8 in the USA). Transform your teaching by developing your pedagogical approach. In the first two weeks of this course, you’ll be introduced to a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for Key Stage 3. You’ll look at a range of pedagogies aimed at developing your students’ computational thinking skills, from unplugged approaches to PRIMM, and more. You’ll also investigate worked examples and targeted tasks such as Parson’s Problems.

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In the final week of this course, you’ll see several of these pedagogies in action as you work on a rock-paper-scissors game, and think about how the teaching could be adapted for use with your students.


Syllabus


Week 1: Programming Pedagogy

Week 2: More programming pedagogy

Week 3: Applying Pedagogy to Programming Rock Paper Scissors


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

- Describe a range of pedagogical approaches suitable for use with 11- to 14-year-olds

- Demonstrate an understanding of how these approaches can be used in the classroom

- Evaluate the suitability of each approach for a particular audience and teaching objective

- Produce a lesson plan using one of the pedagogical techniques addressed in the course



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39.00 EUR
This course is aimed at teachers of computer science and programming who teach 11- to 14-year-olds (KS3 in the UK).

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