Think to learn to think with Computing

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Computing allows teachers and learners to
develop think-to-learn-to-think skills for life through
constant problem solving / solution design activities

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Think to learn to think with Computing

  1. 1. Think-to-learn-to-think with Computing By Yasemin Allsop @yallsop
  2. 2.  ICT Coordinator for Wilbury Primary School  MPhil /PhD Student focusing on children’s thinking when making their own digital games  Editor of ICT in Practice Yasemin Allsop @ yallsop
  3. 3. Moments from computing lessons
  4. 4. Moments from computing lessons
  5. 5. Moments from computing lessons
  6. 6. Moments from computing lessons
  7. 7. Moments from computing lessons
  8. 8. Learning together
  9. 9. What do you see?
  10. 10. Learning has changed • Not because of technology • Not because we have an app for every single thing in life now-add addicted • Not because we have fancy tablets
  11. 11. Teacher’s role INSTRUCTOR FACILITATOR LEARNING PAL
  12. 12. Learners role
  13. 13. Learners role
  14. 14. Learning with Computing From Wikis to animations, coding to podcasting; computing provides the context and the content to invent, develop and apply learning behaviours.
  15. 15. Why Computing? • It is Fun-engaging • It is relevant and meaningful • Its provides Flexible Learning Space- Freedom to learn • It enables Project Based Learning
  16. 16. Why Computing? Most importantly, it allows teachers and learners to develop think-to-learn-to-think skills for life through constant problem solving / solution design activities.
  17. 17. Why Computing?
  18. 18.  Come up with an idea and discuss  Know about Scratch and Enchanted  Know about gears and how they work  Connect all that we know to complete the task How did we do it?
  19. 19. Us Computing!
  20. 20. Thank You for listening!

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