Explain the links between technologies and related impacts, across the different areas specified by exam boards
Debate topics covering the entire Computer Science curriculum
Develop plans for classroom discussions in a range of formats
Engage your students with well-framed, relevant questions
Summarise the main laws that affect the use of technology
Demonstrate how to plan a written answer to a discursive Computer Science exam question
On this course, teachers will explore the ethical, legal, cultural, and environmental concerns surrounding computer science. You will build the skills needed to hold relevant, open, and exciting discussions in the classroom.
You will explore the best ways to help your students be productive and write long-form answers to questions. This course is useful CPD for teachers who are looking to improve their skills and put them to practice at school.
Different areas of impact: ethical, legal, cultural and environmental
Setting up a good learning environment for discussion
Planning discussion topics and formats
Ways to encourage critical thinking about a topic
Teaching students to draw conclusions
Assisting with the transition from discussions to pieces of writing
This course is for teachers delivering GCSE computer science, or at an equivalent level.