100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Computing (100 Ideas for Teachers 7)

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Computing (100 Ideas for Teachers 7)

By: Steve Bunce (author)Paperback

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Are you looking for exciting ways to get your students interested in computing? Do you need a break down of the basics to get your confidence up before teaching it? Don't worry - help is at hand in this brand new book written by computing whizz Steve Bunce. All areas of the curriculum are introduced, and easy to implement and engaging activities are provided to get you and your students started! Steve covers all the major elements: algorithms, programming, data management, e-safety and more. He answers questions like 'How do computers work?' and introduces ways for you to develop computational thinking and digital literacy in your students. Really accessible 'ways in' which may or may not use a computer make this book something that can be picked up and used in the classroom tomorrow, whatever your level and whatever resources you have to hand. 'Tablet tips' throughout the book provide extra ideas for how to use tablets in the classroom. This book is a must-read for all primary teachers who want to implement a full, engaging computing curriculum in their classroom. Get debugging and coding today!

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About Author

Steve is an experienced teacher who has taught in primary, middle and secondary schools and in many roles including ICT co-ordinator, head of year and senior leader. He has advised schools across the UK on their use of technology through Open University. He is also a part-time lecturer at Durham University where he shares his learning experiences with the undergraduate teachers.

Contents

Part 1: Introduction 'What is Computing?'/ Part 2: The National Curriculum for Computing/ Part 3: Progression through Computing/ Part 4: Algorithms, Instructions and recipes/ Part 5: The computer says 'Yes' - programming ideas/Part 6: Staying safe/ Part 7: Data, data, data/ Part 8: How do computers work?/Part 9: Communicating together/ Part 10: Technology around us

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/08/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781472914996
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781472914996
  • weight: 161
  • ISBN10: 1472914996

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