Pedagogy

Support learners to develop and apply programming skills and comprehension by applying them to a real-world, tangible project.

16 September 2021

A new report exploreing the importance and progression of the computer systems and networks strands of the English computing curriculum, and how these strands are covered in the Teach Computing Curriculum.

15 July 2021

James Robinson provides a summary of 'What should every child know about AI?'. In this position paper, researchers explore the increasing importance of AI education for young learners.

08 June 2021

Support learners to consolidate their programming knowledge by applying it to real-world, tangible projects. This approach to teaching computing focuses on structuring the learning activities around the design, creation and evaluation of a digital artefact.

07 May 2021

Code Tracing supports the development of program comprehension by encouraging learners to read, understand and record the behaviour of a program at different stages of it's execution.

31 March 2021

James Robinson provides a summary of Tsan, J. et al. In this experience report, researchers explore the practice of paired programming with primary school-aged learners.

25 February 2021

Through this report, we seek to better define digital literacy, highlight its presence and importance in the computing curriculum, and outline a progression for digital literacy modelled by the Teach Computing Curriculum.

23 February 2021

One tool that can help learners develop program comprehension is Parson’s Problems, which are exercises that require learners to rearrange lines of code into the correct sequence.

12 February 2021

In this paper, the two researchers (Ethel Tshukudu & Quintin Cutts) explore the process of knowledge transfer when novice programmers switch between programming languages, in order to learn how programming language transfer impacts code comprehension.

17 December 2020

This year's conference season has been continuing at a pace online, and November saw the Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE) led from the original location of Essen, Germany, but attended online.

17 December 2020