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Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom Discussions

CO215 Online course

You will explore the ethical, legal, cultural, and environmental concerns surrounding computer science

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Key stage 3 Key stage 4
Free online course 2 hours per week

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.

You will:

  • Explain the links between technologies and related impacts, across the different areas specified by exam boards
  • Develop plans for classroom discussions in a range of formats
  • Summarise the main laws that affect the use of technology
  • Debate topics covering the entire Computer Science curriculum
  • Engage your students with well-framed, relevant questions
  • Demonstrate how to plan a written answer to a discursive Computer Science exam question

This course is part of the Subject knowledge certificate

Subject knowledge certificate

Our professional development programme, Computer Science Accelerator, is designed to help you develop or refresh your subject knowledge and leads to a nationally recognised certificate.

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