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Impact of Technology: How To Lead Classroom Discussions
About this courseSkip About this course
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.
At a glance
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
Over the following three weeks, you will:
- 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
This course will cover:
- 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
Frequently Asked QuestionsSkip Frequently Asked Questions
Who is this course for?
This course is for teachers delivering GCSE computer science, or at an equivalent level.