Primary CPD Summer Term 2016

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First Lego League Jr

Thursday, April 14th, 4-5pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams are about to learn that throwing something in the trash is only the beginning. In the 2015-2016 WASTE WISE Challenge, over 34,500 children ages 6 to 9 from 18 countries will look at trash in a whole new way. From reducing, to reusing, to recycling, and beyond, find out what making trash really means. Prepare to become Waste Wise!

Objectives of the course:

· Find out what the project involves

Who should attend: Practitioners in Years 2, 3 or 4

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Website Development Drop In

Wednesday, May 4th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

A mechanism for all those who are managing their own
Realsmart websites. An opportunity to meet and share good practice.

Objectives of the course:

· Share good practices

· Learn advanced skills with website development

Who should attend: Person leading the management/development of Realsmart school website

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App Building

Tuesday, May 17th, 1-3pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

Students love using apps, this workshop takes it one step further and shows students how to create their own apps for iPads, iPhones and iTouches.

Objectives of the course:

· To introduce the App building website;

· To create their own app using text, images, video and sound;

· To share their app with others.

Who should attend?

KS2 practitioners and up to 4 students

Date: 17th May 2016

Time: 1—3pm

Please note—this is a learning together course. 1 teacher should attend with up to 4 students. The pupils then will have the knowledge to share with the rest of their class back at school.

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Raspberry Pi workshop

Thursday, May 19th, 9am-12pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

Content:

The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python. Lots of schools are beginning to introduce the Raspberry Pi to students in UKS2 to extend their skills in physical computing.

Objectives of the course:

· To get hands on experience with physical computing

Who should attend: Anyone interested in learning more about Raspberry Pi and coding

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Naace ICT mark drop in

Thursday, May 26th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

The Naace ICT Mark is a nationally recognised standard of good technology usage in schools. If your school has embarked on completing the self review framework in order to apply for the ICT mark this session is an opportunity to get together to complete the required documentation.

Who should attend? Subject Leaders already enrolled in the process

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Web Development Drop In

Tuesday, June 7th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

A mechanism for all those who are managing their own
Realsmart websites. An opportunity to meet and share good practice.

Objectives of the course:

· Share good practices

· Learn advanced skills with website development

Who should attend: Person leading the management/development of Realsmart school website

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CEOP Think u know training

Tuesday, June 14th, 1-4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

All CEOP's “Think u Know” resources are free to download and use (subject to validation). However, to deliver the 11-16 programme you are required to complete the FREE CEOP “Think u Know” training course. We also recommend that professionals using CEOP resources at any Key Stage attend this course.

Objectives of the course:

· Introduce the resources available through the programme;

· Explain how the programme can be introduced to pupils;

· To increase understanding of many of the most popular
applications young people are using in the online and
mobile environment

· These and a wide range of other resources will be available for immediate use in school.

Who should attend: Anyone interested in delivering E-Safety to students


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Make the curriculum come alive!

Wednesday, June 15th, 1-4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

Augmented reality (AR) is when information about the environment and its objects is overlaid on the real world. The real-world environment is supplemented by computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics or GPS data. We see it around us all the time, such as sports scores on TV during a match. With the help of a AR technology the information about the surrounding real world of the user becomes interactive and digitally manipulable.

Objectives of the course:

· To introduce a range of AR applications;

· To create their own AR resource using text, images, video and sound;

· To share their resources with others.

Who should attend? KS1 or KS2 practitioners

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CAS North East Conference

Thursday, June 16th, 8:15am-4:30pm

Herschel Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Newcastle upon Tyne

Sketch up

Tuesday, June 28th, 1-4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

Google SketchUp is the first FREE and open source software to design professional 3D and 2D models with ease and simplicity. Most users can learn how to operate the program within hours of first using. That means YOU can learn RIGHT NOW and start designing straight away! Hobbyists, kids and backyard spaceship builders all agree that SketchUp is the easiest, most fun, entirely free 3D drawing tool in the world. We think you will, too.

Objectives of the course:

· To give a working knowledge of the programme;

· To create a 3D model using Sketch up

· To begin to explore the application of Sketch up in the curriculum.

Who should attend: KS2 practitioners

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2 Simple

Wednesday, June 29th, 4-5:30pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields, England

We are delighted that Andrew Wilkinson from 2Simple is able to deliver this course for us.
Andrew is hugely knowledgeable and has great enthusiasm for using technology creatively in the classroom. His courses are always fun and sell out quick!

In the course Andrew will give hands on experience of where the 2Simple products can be used to enhance and extend learning across the curriclum.


Objectives of the course:

To give a hands on experience of the 2Simple resources;

To explore a range of curricular opportunities;

To explore how 2Simple can support learning in school

Who should attend?

Any member of staff in the school.


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ICT Subject Leaders Network Meeting

Thursday, June 30th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

A chance for Co-ordinators to keep up to date with new
technology and what is going on in the Local Authority.

There is always an opportunity to ask questions and chat with colleagues.

Who should attend: ICT Co-ordinators or other interested members of staff

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Kidsafe UK training for Tutors

Tuesday, July 5th, 9am to Wednesday, July 6th, 4pm

Temple Park Road

South Shields

Kidsafe delivers a comprehensive 2 day Training for Tutors course for staff in Primary, High and Special schools, all
resources are provided to ensure effective delivery. Tutors are trained to deliver the full range of Kidsafe programmes and schools become Kidsafe registered. Registered schools show commitment to safeguarding and are provided with evidence for Ofsted.

Objectives of the course:

· To understand wider issues around e safety, safeguarding, abuse and child protection;

· To have a working knowledge of the course and materials;

· To observe delivery of the course materials.

· To be able to deliver the Kidsafe program in school on
completion of course

Who should attend: KS2 teachers, Child Protection Officers or
other staff responsible for the delivery of
E-Safety in the school.

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