Understanding Computational Thinking in the Context of Computing Curriculum

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Understanding Computational Thinking in the Context of Computing Curriculum

Programme Overview

Computational Thinking
Delivery Model Face to Face 
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable)
  • AED 1980 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • If you would like bespoke in-school training, please contact Rebecca (rebecca@infinitelearning.ae) for more information.
Deadline booking date:

Wednesday 5th April 2023

Date of Training Wednesday 17th May & Thursday 18th May 2023
Time (UAE)

8:45am to 3:30pm (UAE Time)

Platform Face to Face 

Target audience

Subject Leaders and staff with responsibility to deliver a computing element as part of the school curriculum.

Aims of the course

To ensure delegates have the confidence to deliver a meaningful curriculum for their students using Computational Thinking strategies

Intended outcomes
  • Introduce elements of a Computing Curriculum.
  • Provide staff with confidence in support students.
  • Provide strategic ways to introduce and manage Computational Thinking

Mike Carter

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Mike has worked as a teacher trainer for most of his career. He was a Computing adviser for a Local Authority in the North East of England and is currently an Associate Lecturer at Newcastle University. Mike is also the Vice Chair of Governors in a local primary school and is currently providing training as an Incyte International Consultant.

Programme details:


Day One  
08:45 Registration and refreshments.
09:00 Teaching Elements of a Computing Curriculum

Information Technology– Digital Literacy including Online Safety

10:30 Coffee Break.
11:00 What is Information Technology strategies for increasing underlying knowledge of how things work
13:00 Lunch Break.
14:00 Digital Literacy – Components and strategies to deliver an engaging curriculum

Strategies for developing effective Online Safety strategies in the classroom

15:30 Finish.
Day Two  
08:45 Networking and refreshments.
09:00 Computer Science and Computational Thinking. Developing effective strategies for the classroom.
10:30 Coffee Break.
11:00 Using popular programs to enhance Computational Thinking skills and pathways to assessing understanding.
13:00 Lunch Break.
14:00 Working together to create strategies and programs in the classroom which will focus on problem solving in the real world.

Overview of learning and the development of skills and strategies for the classroom in the future

15:30 Finish.


Mike Carter
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