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Compute-IT: Student's Book 1 - Computing for KS3

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Compute-IT will help you deliver innovative lessons for the new Key Stage 3 Computing curriculum with confidence, using resources and meaningful assessment produced by expert educators. With Compute-IT you will be able to assess and record students' attainment and monitor progression all the way through to Key Stage 4. Developed by members of Computing at School, the national subject association for Computer Science, and a team of Master Teachers who deliver CPD through the Network of Excellence project funded by the Department for Education, Compute-IT provides a cohesive and supportive learning package structured around the key strands of Computing. Creative and flexible in its approach, Compute-IT makes Computing for Key Stage 3 easy to teach, and fun and meaningful to learn, so you can: Follow well-structured and finely paced lessons along a variety of suggested routes through Key Stage 3 Deliver engaging and interesting lessons using a range of files and tutorials provided for a range of different programming languages Ensure progression throughout Key Stage 3 with meaningful tasks underpinned by unparalleled teacher and student support Assess students' work with confidence, using ready-prepared formative and summative tasks that are mapped to meaningful learning outcomes and statements in the new Programme of Study Creative and flexible in its approach, Compute-IT makes Computing for Key Stage 3 easy to teach, and fun and meaningful to learn. This is the first title in the Compute-IT course, which comprises three Student's Books, three Teacher Packs and a range of digital teaching and learning resources delivered through Dynamic Learning.

About the Author

Mark Dorling has a first class Computing degree and is a trained teacher with secondary teaching and industry experience. His work has gained him international recognition as a case study in the 2012 Royal Society Report entitled 'Shutdown or Restart' and winning the 2013 Times Educational Supplement (TES) award for ICT. Mark established and lead a cross phase (primary to secondary) transition project called the Digital Schoolhouse. He was a member of the DfE working party of experts responsible for recommending a programme of study as part of the DfE ICT National Curriculum review. Mark currently sits on a DfE Initial Teacher Training Expert Computing Group and is now CPD programme manager for Computing at Schools. George Rouse has degrees in mathematics and in technology. After spending time in industry, mostly with British Steel, George moved into teaching mathematics and computer science spending a large part of his career at King Edward VI camp Hill Boys' School in Birmingham. George has written several books for ICT and Computer Science. He is also an experienced senior examiner of Computing and ICT at GCSE and A level.

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160 pages


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Hodder Education

Publication date

30th May 2014



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