June 6, 2019 at 4:00PM
|Greenfoot with Stride – Programming after blocks (Key Stage 3) Delivered by Neil Brown from the Greenfoot development team|
|16:00||Registration and Refreshments|
|16:15||Workshop 1 – Greenfoot with Stride - Programming after blocks (KS3). Stride is a language similar to Java with an editor that combines elements from block- based programming (eg Scratch) and traditional text-based programming. Stride is an ideal language to either transition from a block-based system to a more general purpose language or as an entry point to programming for KS3 students. Hands-on activities using Greenfoot and Stride and programming examples that can be used immediately in a classroom.|
|16:35||Workshop 2 – Teaching Java with Greenfoot (KS4). How to teach Java, how do you best teach with Greenfoot, what are good teaching examples, Hands-on exercises and programming examples that can be used immediately in a classroom.|
|17:10||Workshop 3 – Teaching Java with BlueJ (KS4/5) how to teach concepts of OOP with Greenfoot and Java, how to teach Java, good teaching examples. Hands- on exercises.|
|17:55||Feedback Survey and Close|
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