Using Scratch to Develop Numeracy and Problem Solving Skills 18LS732
This active summer course from PDST TiE for 2018 develops the use of Scratch 2.0 as a programming language in the primary classroom. The course includes a wide range of short classroom practice focused videos demonstrating Scratch being integrated in daily teaching activities at a range of class levels.
Each module includes focused discussion regarding practical classroom applications of Scratch programming and makes specific reference to the use of Scratch as a teaching tool in developing, supporting and extending children’s application of key mathematical concepts and skills. By means of a range of practical group activities, participants will also explore how they might incorporate Scratch across a variety of curriculum areas.
Other important key areas of course content to be discussed and developed also include digital citizenship and internet safety, finding and selecting good quality digital content online, developing whole school assessment practices through the use of digital technologies and exploring the newly constructed Digital Learning Framework and how a school may go about creating their digital learning plan in this regard
|Course date||20-08-2018 9:30 am|
|Course End Date||24-08-2018 2:00 pm|
|Cut off date||20-08-2018 9:00 am|
|Location||Sacred Heart Secondary School, Tullamore|