CAS Portsmouth Hub meeting
David Hill, Simon Marsden and Robert Topp
University of Portsmouth
Wednesday, 13th May 2015 from 16:00 to 18:00
This meeting is a relaxed affair, so there may be some slight variation and ad-hoc networking opportunities.
Room BK0.20 (Goldfish Bowl) for a coffee moving on to the lab / lecture theatre as appropriate
Buckingham Building - General information and directions
Everyone welcome! Lots of useful information for Primary and Secondary teachers for the new Computing curriculum.
We are awaiting confirmation on some talks. I will update here as soon as I know. Please let me know if you would like to share something. We are hoping to share the following:
Using the Autodesk Ignite Software to teach physical computing without the wires!
Using the Arduino in the classroom - with the wires.
The BBC Bug Micro Bit simulation software - getting ready for September.
Trajectory tracking software - a clever piece of sofware that lets you track the tracjectory of an item from a video.
Minecraft workshops - if all goes to plan and we can get it installed in time.
Discussion and Network Time
An opportunity to meet colleagues over some tea and cake.
There will also be experts on hand to discuss programming, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Theory etc
There will also be chance to arrange some CPD either at your school or at the University.
Future Dates for your Diary
Hub meetings: 8th July
Contact Robert Topp (email@example.com), Simon Marsden (firstname.lastname@example.org) or David Hill (email@example.com) if there’s something you’d like to see discussed, you would like to know more, get help, or offer contributions for future events.
You also might like to have a look at Computing at School - Subject Knowledge Requirements
There will be tea and refreshments available.
We’re looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces!
The Portsmouth CAS Hub team Robert Topp, Matthew Poole, David Hill, Emma Duke Williams and Simon Marsden
Our Aims : Through regular meetings we aim to; Introduce everyone to the CAS initiative Discuss approaches to teaching, share strengths and provide support. We will also; Signpost you to excellent free resources Provide exciting training opportunities for you and your pupils.
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