Adapting to theneeds of a new  curriculum  framework
Consider many ICT & Computing courses you have        taught or your centre has offered   The Minster School, Southwell, N...
GCSE          ICT Full Course GCSE – AQA          ICT Short Course GCSE – AQA                                             ...
About usJohn PartridgeHead of ICT & ComputingPaul StevensAst. Head Teacher for eLearningand Data ManagementOur School• Vol...
NAACE Session• About our school• Our curriculum model at key  stage 3• Using digital recording to teach  Computing• Develo...
Programme of StudyBackgroundJanuary 2012 DfE disapplies the existing Programmeof StudySummer / Autumn 2012 a number of bod...
The New Programme of Study• Much reduced content (863 words vs. 4,800+)• Significant changes to both Primary and  Secondar...
Challenges facedCurriculum• Teaching time• Assessment & levelling• StabilityStaffing• Non-specialist staff• Specialist sta...
How we are adapting key stage 3• Retaining ICT• Continuing a move to project & spiral based learning• Looking to adapt exi...
Project & Spiral learningPrevious National Strategy ModelDiscrete units with a focus on individual topics, leading into so...
Comparison – National Strategy                                                     7.2           7.3                    7....
Comparison – Project learning                                                 Computer                                    ...
Year 8 Unit: Krakatoa                                    Coverage-   Computing; VBA quiz, interface design     -      Spre...
Year 9 Unit: You’re the Boss                  Examples                                             Coverage-   Computing; ...
Adapting existing unitsDraft Programme of Study, 2013• use two or more programming languages, one of which is textual, eac...
ExamplesUnit: KrakatoaStudents great an informationpoint about the 1883 eruption,including an embedded video anda short qu...
The new                                              There were         island is                FALSE IT WAS             ...
VBA – Visual Basic  for ApplicationsAllows macros to be created forMicrosoft Office programs.Enables to students to add in...
Start       Finish         The new                                              There were          island is             ...
Adapting existing unitsDraft Programme of Study, 2013• use two or more programming languages, one of which is textual, eac...
The Minster School
IntroductionAssessment                                           Web 2.0          Flipped Learning  eAssessment           ...
Teaching and Learning Model                Average                                                       Blooms Digital Ta...
Supporting Students• Use a learning platform to make theory and programming  resources accessible• Use notes, worksheets a...
Supporting Students                                                 Moodle Based Resources                                ...
Flipped Learning (Blended Learning)The Flipped Classroom IS:• A means to increase interaction and  personalised contact ti...
Video Animated LessonsHow these are used by Students-   Video resources accessed on Moodle (VLE)-   Lessons reviewed befor...
IWBIWB recording – easy to useCreates large files which need convertingResource in VLE     The Minster School, Southwell, ...
Graphics TabletThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
Graphics TabletComputer animated lessonsmade using a desk top PCWacom Bamboo Graphics tablet (£75)(Wifi optional Extra)Fee...
Assessment                                                   •   Multiple Choice                                          ...
Assessment                                                   Insert Image files,                                          ...
iSpring AssessmentExample iSpring eAssessment                                 Click the         Quiz button to edit this q...
Assessment                         Mind Maps printed as a static resource                         Aspects linked to Moodle...
Ofsted Observation• Teachers engender high levels of enthusiasm for, participation  in/commitment to learning.• Teachers s...
Observation HighlightsResources instilled confidence in students                                        Good reinforcement...
Student Voice“It’s great to be able to look back at how to do things!”“This really helps me prepare for assessments. I lik...
Adapting to theneeds of a new  curriculum  framework
Changing CPD• Computing At School Hubs• NAACE• Post graduate training• School collaboration  The Minster School, Southwell...
Post Graduate StudyA new MSc in Computing in Education, Nottingham Trent UniversityUnits• Developing Digital Literacy in t...
School collaborationJohn Partridge – Curriculum Team Leader for ICT & Computingj.partridge@minster.notts.sch.ukPaul Steven...
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  1. 1. Adapting to theneeds of a new curriculum framework
  2. 2. Consider many ICT & Computing courses you have taught or your centre has offered The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  3. 3. GCSE ICT Full Course GCSE – AQA ICT Short Course GCSE – AQA 20 ICT GCSE – OCR Computing GCSE – OCRLevel 2 AIDA, CIDA, CIDA+, DIDA OCR Nationals (new, old) Key Skills European Computer Driving License CLAiTA-Level ICT A Level – AQA ICT A Level – OCR Computing A Level – OCR The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  4. 4. About usJohn PartridgeHead of ICT & ComputingPaul StevensAst. Head Teacher for eLearningand Data ManagementOur School• Voluntary Aided Church of England School• Teach Key Stage 1 through to 5• ICT & Computing delivered to all Key Stages• ICT Mark & 3rd Millennium School The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  5. 5. NAACE Session• About our school• Our curriculum model at key stage 3• Using digital recording to teach Computing• Developments in CPD: Computing in Education MSc at Nottingham Trent The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  6. 6. Programme of StudyBackgroundJanuary 2012 DfE disapplies the existing Programmeof StudySummer / Autumn 2012 a number of bodies,including NAACE, publish suggested drafts for a newprogrammeFebruary 2013 a draft programme for all NationalCurriculum subjects is released by the DfESeptember 2013 (tbc) a final programme ispublished
  7. 7. The New Programme of Study• Much reduced content (863 words vs. 4,800+)• Significant changes to both Primary and Secondary teaching content• Computing focused• No indication of assessment levels The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  8. 8. Challenges facedCurriculum• Teaching time• Assessment & levelling• StabilityStaffing• Non-specialist staff• Specialist staffStudents• Literacy & numeracy barriers• Student interest – Leading to different levels of engagement outside of the classroom The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  9. 9. How we are adapting key stage 3• Retaining ICT• Continuing a move to project & spiral based learning• Looking to adapt existing successful units to meet the new requirements• Developing flipped/blended learning approaches• Writing new units The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  10. 10. Project & Spiral learningPrevious National Strategy ModelDiscrete units with a focus on individual topics, leading into some larger projectsduring year 9.Our Current ModelLarger projects, involving a number of different software packages, with a focus onrepeating exposure to core programsCore themes- Computing- Graphics editing- Data handling- Presenting information- Society The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  11. 11. Comparison – National Strategy 7.2 7.3 7.1 Searching on Desktop Using ICT the Internet PublishingThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  12. 12. Comparison – Project learning Computer Science Graphics Data handling editing Presenting information Unit SocietyThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  13. 13. Year 8 Unit: Krakatoa Coverage- Computing; VBA quiz, interface design - Spreadsheet; Modelling volcano activity- Graphics editing; Banner, image editing - Society; Communication systems- Database; Volcano information - Word processing; User review- Presentation; Information point, audience The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  14. 14. Year 9 Unit: You’re the Boss Examples Coverage- Computing; Business App - Spreadsheet; Survey data, business model- Database; Customer orders, mail merge - Society; Promotion, social media- Graphics editing; Designing signage - Word processing; Applying for a shop- Presentation; Digital advert, Shop front The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  15. 15. Adapting existing unitsDraft Programme of Study, 2013• use two or more programming languages, one of which is textual, each used to solve a variety of computational problems; use data structures such as tables or arrays; use procedures to write modular programs; for each procedure, be able to explain how it works and how to test it• understand simple Boolean logic (such as AND, OR and NOT) and its use in determining which parts of a program are executed; use Boolean logic and wild-cards in search or database queries; appreciate how search engine results are selected and ranked The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  16. 16. ExamplesUnit: KrakatoaStudents great an informationpoint about the 1883 eruption,including an embedded video anda short quiz. The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  17. 17. The new There were island is FALSE IT WAS The eruption FALSEtidal two THEY TRUE called Anak was1883 in 1546 waves 125ft WERE 865ft Krakatau high The day it erupted, the There were 5 It killed FALSE TRUE pictures in TRUE It killed 45,000sky in London went black the last slide people 36,000
  18. 18. VBA – Visual Basic for ApplicationsAllows macros to be created forMicrosoft Office programs.Enables to students to add interactionto PowerPoint presentations. The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  19. 19. Start Finish The new There were island is FALSE IT WAS The eruption FALSEtidal two THEY TRUE called Anak was1883 in 1546 waves 125ft WERE 865ft Krakatau high The day it erupted, the There were 5 It killed FALSE TRUE pictures in TRUE It killed 45,000sky in London went black the last slide people 36,000
  20. 20. Adapting existing unitsDraft Programme of Study, 2013• use two or more programming languages, one of which is textual, each used to solve a variety of computational problems; use data structures such as tables or arrays; use procedures to write modular programs; for each procedure, be able to explain how it works and how to test it• understand simple Boolean logic (such as AND, OR and NOT) and its use in determining which parts of a program are executed; use Boolean logic and wild-cards in search or database queries; appreciate how search engine results are selected and ranked The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  21. 21. The Minster School
  22. 22. IntroductionAssessment Web 2.0 Flipped Learning eAssessment Mind Maps AfL The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  23. 23. Teaching and Learning Model Average Blooms Digital Taxonomy Activity Retention Creating Rate Evaluating AfLTeach Others Analysing (immediate 90% Applying use of Understanding learning) Practice by Remembering 75% Doing Discussion 50% Group Demonstr- 30% ationAudio Visual 20% ICT/Digital Thinking Reading Literacy Skills 10% Listening 5% Independent Learning The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  24. 24. Supporting Students• Use a learning platform to make theory and programming resources accessible• Use notes, worksheets and video to support students consolidate their understanding• Afl based lessons• Set regular assessments (formal tests, assignments, eAssessments) The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  25. 25. Supporting Students Moodle Based Resources Web 2.0 Powerpoint Slideshare iSpring Assessment YouTube/Vimeo Embedded Video TutorialThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  26. 26. Flipped Learning (Blended Learning)The Flipped Classroom IS:• A means to increase interaction and personalised contact time between students and teachers.• An environment where students take responsibility for their own learning.• A classroom where the teacher is not the centre of the stage but an on-going guide in a students learning.• A blending of direct instruction with The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  27. 27. Video Animated LessonsHow these are used by Students- Video resources accessed on Moodle (VLE)- Lessons reviewed before attempting home learning activities- eAssessment used to check readiness for the next lesson (not for every lesson)- Videos built into eAssessments to encourage viewing for further consolidation- eAssessment allows branching questions if certain concepts are misunderstood- Email made available for students to ask specific questions and receive detailed feedback of results. The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  28. 28. IWBIWB recording – easy to useCreates large files which need convertingResource in VLE The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  29. 29. Graphics TabletThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  30. 30. Graphics TabletComputer animated lessonsmade using a desk top PCWacom Bamboo Graphics tablet (£75)(Wifi optional Extra)Feels like holding a pen on paper /Different ColoursUse with Smooth Draw and CamStudio torecord blackboard style lessons – Easy to useDrawback – you have to get use to watchingthe screen whist recording video The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  31. 31. Assessment • Multiple Choice • Match • Type In • Hot Spot • Word bank • True / False • Sequence • Flash and HTML 5 in version 7 release 2013 Teacher receives email test scores and review providing information to focus onThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  32. 32. Assessment Insert Image files, Audio files and Video files to aid the student in their studies Allows branching to aid differentiated support. Form of assessment can be used for computer programming theory as well as computing fundamentals theory.The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  33. 33. iSpring AssessmentExample iSpring eAssessment Click the Quiz button to edit this quiz The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  34. 34. Assessment Mind Maps printed as a static resource Aspects linked to Moodle resources/websites as a dynamic resourceThe Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  35. 35. Ofsted Observation• Teachers engender high levels of enthusiasm for, participation in/commitment to learning.• Teachers systematically & effectively check pupils’ understanding throughout the lesson, anticipating where they may need to intervene and doing so with notable impact on the quality of learning.Pupils learn exceptionally well and as a resultacquire knowledge quickly• Teaching promotes pupils’ high levels of resilience, confidence & independence when they tackle challenging activities . Appropriate homework contributes very well to pupils’ learning• Use well judged & imaginative teaching strategies The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  36. 36. Observation HighlightsResources instilled confidence in students Good reinforcement of class notes over nature of text book contentSustained rapid progress Communicates high expectations Cohesive links with prior learning Excellent use of new technology Very good collaboration amongst students Excellent modelling of class and individual examples Regular opportunities to review progress Students acknowledged typicality The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  37. 37. Student Voice“It’s great to be able to look back at how to do things!”“This really helps me prepare for assessments. I like theassessment before the real test. It tells me what I don’tknow”“I need to see some examples more than once so it sinks in” Students meet challenging targets at the end of the course Improved internal test results Invaluable resources for when courses become linear The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  38. 38. Adapting to theneeds of a new curriculum framework
  39. 39. Changing CPD• Computing At School Hubs• NAACE• Post graduate training• School collaboration The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  40. 40. Post Graduate StudyA new MSc in Computing in Education, Nottingham Trent UniversityUnits• Developing Digital Literacy in the Classroom• Computational Thinking in the Curriculum• Creativity and Innovation using Technology• Programming for the Classroom• Engaging Learners in Computer Science Topics• Anticipating and Responding to Technological Change in an Educational Setting• Research Skills or Research in a Professional Context• Dissertation. The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire
  41. 41. School collaborationJohn Partridge – Curriculum Team Leader for ICT & Computingj.partridge@minster.notts.sch.ukPaul Stevens – Ast. Head Teacher for eLearning and Data Managementp.stevens@minster.notts.sch.uk The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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