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Hannah Morris from @BarefootComp
Hannah Morris @BarefootComp Project Manager for the Barefoot Computing Programme Barefoot Computing Workshop A hands-on session that helps teachers to: Understand the Barefoot approach and the computing curriculum Explore ‘computational’ thinking and key computing concepts and approaches Discover what Barefoot resources are available – self-teach notes & classroom activities Complete some exemplar teaching activities Find...
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Alison Messer and Alessandra Abbattista
Workshop VLEs a thing of the past? Not in History! Workshop on using quant and qual to study blended learning with History undergraduates. About Ali Ali Messer is Head of Secondary ITT, and History PGCE tutor, at the University of Roehampton. She was previously the head of a comprehensive secondary school Humanities Faculty, before joining Roehampton...
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Freddy May @CodioHQ
Freddy May @CodioHQ CEO and Founder of Codio, a learning management platform for computer science education. Workshop Workshop 1: Teaching Computational Thinking with Python  An introduction to teaching computational thinking skills using project based scenarios and Python. How do we encourage students to think computationally? What key skills can we develop in learners to enable...
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Tom Birch
Tom Birch @infinitebirch Teaches Computing, Outdoor Education, RE and Head of Ukulele Studies at @HazlegrovePrep. Workshop Podcasting and Making School Radio Programmes Harness the power of the podcast and learn how to create school radio programmes with your pupils! A workshop on the process of planning and putting together radio shows with children, with ideas...
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Adam Martin
Adam Martin KS3-KS5 Computer Science teacher Workshop Using marble-runs to learn Computational Thinking Explore key concepts of Computational Thinking by building physical programs using marble-runs. Solve challenges and see how we use them in the classroom to teach children from Y2 to Y11 the fundamental principles of Programming, and how they apply in any programming...
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Margaret Morrissey
Margaret Morrissey @technologytotea Teacher, CPD provider and researcher. Currently in Moscow researching technology and primary science. Primary science/technology specialist. Loves photography. Workshop Developing children’s investigation/argumentation skills in science using Skype This workshop will cover research into why science investigation/argumentation is good for children and the current problems encountered in schools. I will discuss how Skype...
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Dr Billy Wong
Billy Wong @billybwong Lecturer in Education, University of Roehampton. Research interest in youths and STEM education Workshop Technical boys and creative girls: The career aspirations of digitally competent youths  Computers and technology are increasingly central to our lives, particularly among young people. However, there remains concern from government and businesses of a digital skills gap...
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Peter Kemp
Peter Kemp @peterejkemp Peter lectures in Computing Education at the University of Roehampton, where he runs the Secondary PGCE in Computing. Workshop Computational thinking through 3D animation Ever wondered how the 3D animations and VFX are made. This session will show you how to use industry standard 3D animation tools with your students, as well...
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Yasemin Allsop
Yasemin Allsop @yallsop  Senior Lecturer in Computing at Roehampton University. EU Code week ambassador.Views are my own. Editor Workshop Teaching Computational Thinking through Constructionist game making In todays technologically advancing world, computer games have become an important part of children's lives. Educators started to see the power of this new medium and explore ways...
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Neil Taylor @LEGOeducationUK
Neil Taylor @LEGOeducationUK Neil has been a member of the LEGO Education UK team for over 4 years, and is also a LEGO Education Certified Academy Trainer. Workshop Morning sessions, workshop A + B Computing at KS2 • Experience how to deliver computing curriculum objectives at KS2 • Work in pairs to build a robot...
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