CAS Conference (Birmingham) 2017

last edited Jul 14 2017 by Simon Humphreys | Created by Qing Wang | Other contributors: Neil Brown, Simon Humphreys, Michael Jones, Trevor Bragg, Jane Waite @janewaite, Philip Bagge, Richard Smith, Phil Gardner, Stuart Davison, Miles Berry, Laura Sach, Mark Dorling, Sue Sentance, John Palmer, Simon Marsden, Ian Phillips, Andrew Mulholland, Neil Rickus, Duncan Maidens, Matt Warne, Will Franklin, Mark Boylan, Andy Colley, Richard Jarvis, Steven Gibson, Jo Badge, Jamie Edmondson, Sarah Shakibi, Jason Stanton, Michel Wermelinger, James Radburn, and Barbara Ericson

Resources, and links, from all sessions from the 2017 CAS Conference (Bham)

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Block 1

  • If it’s not cross-curricular - it’s not STEAM! (Richard Smith) Video of robot
  • Project Quantum - tests worth teaching to? (Miles Berry) slides, more about Quantum, Diagnostic Questions
  • Are the kids on cyber? (Patrick B & Jason Stanton) Cyber Presentation

  • Transforming School Culture to Deeply Embed Computing (PowerPoint: (Steven Gibson)
  • Making Cool Pictures with Python Coding - Media Computation slides (Ms. Barbara Ericson)
  • Making Algorithms Fun (Darren Travi, Ilia Avroutine)
  • JavaScript - The Web Browser & Beyond (Garfield Gordon)
  • Simulating Our World: Adventures in Agent-based Modelling (Roger Davies)
  • Diving deep into primary programming - design for quality and independence (Jane Waite) Presentation Handout Workshop Plan Survey Research Paper 1 Research Paper 2 in draft will upload at later date
  • Recognising teachers as Chartered IT Professionals (Jeremy Barlow)
  • Improving data literacy (Michel Wermelinger) - slides with embedded links

Block 2

Block 3

Block 4

Speed Geek

  • Inspiring young minds with rocket cars (Aulden Dunipace)
  • The purpose of computing education (Andrew Burgess)
  • Pi and micro:bit robotics (Simon Marsden)
  • ScratchX (Joek van Montfort)
  • Integrating code and explanations (Michel Wermelinger)
  • Computational Logic for Use in Teaching (Bob Kowalski)
  • The Borg Paradox: How to assimilate and remain an individual (Claire Griffiths)
  • Three secrets of a good project (Charly Lowndes)
  • Programming the BBC micro:bit in Plain English (Laurence Rogers)
  • Matlab with BBC micro:bit (Clifford French)
  • Getting the most out of the new NEA (Vinay Thwaite)
  • Using appJar to build easy Python GUIs (Richard Jarvis) slides



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