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#exabits: Teach GCSE Computer Science with Minecraft Pi, Cambridge 26Mar18 Monday Mar 26, 2018 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Hosted by: Raspberry Pi Foundation
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#exabits: Teach GCSE Computer Science with Minecraft Pi


Presenter: Alan O'Donohoe,

Aims: This event is to provide teachers with a day packed full of activity focusing on teaching & learning strategies as well as resources for teaching GCSE Computer Science through the medium of Minecraft Pi edition. The event is also suitable also for teachers of Key Stage 3 Computing. It will provide teachers with some tried & tested strategies to ensure successful outcomes for their students when tackling the programming, computational thinking and algorithms elements for GCSE as well as preparing for examinations. Attendees will be provided with some free resources that teachers can use straight away with their own classes the next day.


9:30 Registration

10:00 Classroom Based Activity: Teaching the basic concepts

12:00 Lunch Break

12:45 Classroom Based Activity: An extended project

15:00 Close

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The Small Print:

  • This event is being run by Alan O'Donohoe ( part of Exa Education. This is not a Raspberry Pi Foundation event.
  • Lunch and refreshments are not included. You will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.
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