- Find out more about the CSTA Annual Conference and what our team learnt while we were there.
- Learn more about the CSTA How We Teach Computing Summit
In our final episode for this season we ask the question "What makes an effective computing PD experience?". The Hello World team have just returned from 5 days in Chicago, IL supporting the CSTA Annual Conference, attended by computing educators from across the US and wider world. While we were there we shared The Big Book of Computing Pedagogy with those attending. We also spent time reflecting on the many forms that PD can take along with the value and characteristics of high-quality PD experiences.
Joining us today are guests we met through the conference who joined us to share their expertise:
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How can we capture our students’ imaginations? Andy Lyon outlines how educators can relate lessons to practical uses of technology in everyday life. HW19: Sustainability and Computing, pg. 49.
Happy Birthday Code Club!
Kat Leadbetter looks at how over 4,000 educators and children across the world celebrated a decade of Code Club, and how you can get involved. HW19: Sustainability and Computing, pg. 74-75.
Teachers’ views on climate change education
"A recent study of teachers in England showed that nearly all teachers had noticed an increased eagerness to discuss climate-related issues in their classes, especially in primary education." HW19: Sustainability and Computing, pg. 16-17.
Online courses for all
Michael Conterio explores how the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s online courses support all kinds of educators. HW19: Sustainability and Computing, pg. 58-59.
Baking Impossible Robot Challenge!
Karen Scranton and Shannan Palma share how they created a television-inspired physical computing challenge to engage eleven- to twelve-year-old girls. HW19: Sustainability and Computing, pg. 52-53.
Going back to basics: part 4
Rebecca Franks shares her final experiences of taking a group of beginner digital makers through their first physical computing projects. HW19: Sustainability and Computing, pg. 66-67.
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