Physical Computing

  • 22nd Feb 2023
  • Online
  • Computing & ICT
  • Spaces
  • Primary
  • Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
  • Free For Partner Schools
  • Affiliate Schools Save 25%
  • Non-members From £80.00
Overview

This short course will appeal to Computing leads, DT leads and KS2 classroom teachers. Children at KS2 are required to control physical systems in computing; to understand and use electrical systems in DT; and construct a simple series circuit inScience. With reference to Crumble kits, Micro:bits and Lego WeDo sets delegates will be introduced to the microcontroller for the monitoring and controlling of switches, buzzers, motors, LED lights and more. Delegates will learn how to use the associatedsoftware to program each of the devices.

About The Course

This short course will appeal to Computing leads, DT leads and KS2 classroom teachers. Children at KS2 are required to control physical systems in computing; to understand and use electrical systems in DT; and construct a simple series circuit inScience. With reference to Crumble kits, Micro:bits and Lego WeDo sets delegates will be introduced to the microcontroller for the monitoring and controlling of switches, buzzers, motors, LED lights and more. Delegates will learn how to use the associatedsoftware to program each of the devices.

About the Programme Leader

John Jefferies works extensively in support of schools for computing and D&T. He works with the National Centre for Computing Education as a Subject Matter Expert and has worked nationally and internationally through Naace and Becta. He is an accredited Lead Facilitator for STEM Learning. John is a STEM Learning Enthuse Partnership Coach providing support for D&T. He holds a certificate of accreditation from EPICT as a Facilitator for Online Safety and regularly provides Online Safety guidance and training for school leaders and teachers, governors and trustees, parents and children throughout primary.

John is an expert in cross-curricular computing and digital skills, and in the application of Ed Tech. He has many years’ experience supporting trainee teachers, and in helping groups of schools to collaborate.

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Non-member Price
22nd Feb 2023
04:00pm - 05:30pm
Available
£80.00