• ICT Co-ordinators
  • Deputy/Assistant Heads
  • Primary Teachers

How to Deliver the New Primary Computing Curriculum 2015

 

How non-ICT-specialists should teach programming and computer science in KS1 and 2

 

Clarify what you must teach from 2015: the new programme of study

 

New tools and techniques to teach primary pupils:

  • algorithms
  • programming
  • computational thinking
  • the internet
 

What the National Curriculum for computing 2015 looks like

  • Clarify what is statutory and what is expected
  • Understand what Ofsted will be looking for now
  • Grasp the underpinning pedagogy of computer science

Unpick the proposed 2015 curriculum for KS1-2:

  • computer science
  • digital literacy
  • information technology

Easy-to-implement steps for teaching programming and computer science

  • Identify how to integrate simple programming and computer science in KS1-2
  • Develop lesson plans that integrate computer science
  • Identify how programming and coding can be made exciting for boys and girls
  • Implement a whole-school policy to train staff
  • Discover new ways to monitor and manage progress
User-friendly tools and techniques:
  • Innovative approaches to assessment
  • Monitoring tools to effectively benchmark progression
  • Resources for developing coding in your classroom
  • Ideas for using Scratch and other programmes
  • Tools to design and deliver a technology-rich curriculum
  • Tips for making the most of existing technologies and embedding new
  • Techniques to ensure your colleagues are also up to speed
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