Theme 3 Computing Science

Using Children’s Picture Books as a Context for the Development of Computational Thinking Skills

Rationale It is fundamental to the delivery of this content that professional development is aligned with the significant aspects of learning framework. Our programme is structured around the theory that underpins progression across the three organisers to assist our student teachers in recognising key developmental stages in learning about computing concepts.  Computing Science is one of the six themes identified within the National Framework for… Read More »Using Children’s Picture Books as a Context for the Development of Computational Thinking Skills

Teaching about ‘Tech for Good’

An example from the University of Edinburgh The PGDE Primary students at the University of Edinburgh take part in a 3 hour technologies workshop focussed around the use of designing digital technology for social good. The class is designed to model how teachers can nurture creative and collaborative cultures within… Read More »Teaching about ‘Tech for Good’