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Making the transition from ICT to computing (ICT for Education conference, Manchester)

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Slides from my talk at the AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester on 12/10/18

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Making the transition from ICT to computing (ICT for Education conference, Manchester)

  1. 1. Making the transition from Primary ICT to Computing ICT for Education Conference, Manchester, October 2018 Jamie Edmondson Education Technology Consultant Computing Leader / Teacher, Our Lady’s RC Primary School, Manchester CAS Master Teacher @jecomputing info@jecomputing.co.ukwww.jecomputing.co.uk
  2. 2. About the school Context ... ● Average-sized 1 form entry primary school ● Specialist Teacher for ICT / Computing (2 days per week Nursery - Yr 6).
  3. 3. ICT / Computing Where we were 4 years ago? ● No opportunities for pupils to work together / collaborate on projects. . ● Pupils were using the computers but no depth of learning. ● Awareness of useful resources (e.g. code club, hour of code) and an attempt at ‘coding’ but no conceptual development. ● Technology available not fit for purpose (but no budget to buy anything new)!
  4. 4. Computing What’s made the biggest impact? Download 5B’s Poster Here Scratch Teacher Account
  5. 5. Computing What’s made the biggest impact? The School Blog (Computing Section) Access my Computing overview here
  6. 6. Computing What else has helped (CPD)? ● Social Media : #CASchat 7 - 8pm every Tuesday, Computing Coordinators Facebook Group ● Computing at School (CAS) - Hubs, NoE, Master Teachers Subject Knowledge “Sound subject knowledge is the key to creative, challenging, engaging computing lessons.”
  7. 7. Computing Future Plans
  8. 8. Useful Links Successful approaches to Computing (Headteacher Update magazine article) here ‘Project Live’ Computing curriculum here ‘Ideas from the Computing classroom’ blog here
  9. 9. Making the transition from Primary ICT to Computing ICT for Education Conference, Manchester, October 2018 Jamie Edmondson Education Technology Consultant Computing Leader / Teacher, Our Lady’s RC Primary School, Manchester CAS Master Teacher @jecomputing info@jecomputing.co.ukwww.jecomputing.co.uk

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