May 29, 2018

CSTA 2018 – Presentations and resources

My presentations and resources for the CSTA 2018 conference in Omaha, Nebraska, can be found below:

What have we learned in the four years since the Computing curriculum was introduced?

Presentation – http://bit.ly/csta18-4years or https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1xeRSJPz-BN1wwpI1AnflashISDwKnEFAcXV1fQgj_rI/edit?usp=sharing

English Computing National Curriculum – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-computing-programmes-of-study

Hello World magazine – http://helloworld.cc

Royal Society “After the reboot” report – http://royalsociety.org/topics-policy/projects/computing-education/  

Computing in the classroom: Tales from the Chalkface – https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=forums&srcid=MDAxNTY3Njg5NjAwMTE0NzY4NDkBMDE2NTg5MDg1ODI3Nzk1MjEyODYBZVpZT3lvV25DUUFKATAuMQEBdjI&authuser=0

Phil Bagge blog post on “Learned Helplessness” – http://philbagge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/eight-steps-to-promote-problem-solving.html

Scratch: A way to Logo and Python – http://ispython.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Asigsce16_titled.pdf

Alice, Greenfoot, and Scratch – A Discussion – http://web.media.mit.edu/~jmaloney/papers/AliceGreenfootScratch.pdf

CAS Forum post – http://community.computingatschool.org.uk/forums/1/topics/8779

CAS Blog post –

More to Computing than just coding – milesberry.net/2014/01/more-to-computing-than-coding/

An introduction to the BBC micro:bit through storytelling / curriculum links

Presentation – http://bit.ly/csta18-microbit or http://prezi.com/xdof5j0tuawg/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy 

Computing Unplugged further reading – 1- https://classic.csunplugged.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/unplugged-book-v1.pdf 2 – https://www.tes.com/blog/computer-science-isnt-just-about-playing-computers-it-can-help-us-practise-our-traditional 3- https://uk.sagepub.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/77010_00a_Caldwell_Intro.pdf 4 – https://community.computingatschool.org.uk/files/6769/original.pdf

Jam Sandwich algorithm resources – Version used at CSTA 2018 – sandwich_algorithm adapted from –  http://code-it.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/writesandwichalgorithm2.pdf

Using children’s literature as a springboard to teaching early computing concepts: a
design-based research methodology – https://cerc.kcl.ac.uk/lcers/ and book list – https://community.computingatschool.org.uk/resources/5681/single

Hands on with the micro:bit –  or https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1GkIoAB_tw6bMulvApT1aGrXyGEUmtMs9Y1BtvyVYM3w/edit?usp=sharing

“The Iron Man” by Ted Hughes (text) – https://static1.squarespace.com/static/52ca2d4be4b0b1f6fe5a4875/t/587caacf414fb52b57fe258b/1484565200365/The+Iron+Man.pdf

micro:bit of things site – https://sites.google.com/view/microbitofthings