STEM Courses Running in York

Published 3rd December 2015

Some great courses are being offered by the National STEM Centre

Exploring programmable electronics, robotics and coding

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Suitable for complete beginners and will take you through the steps needed to create a fully working product to take back to school and give you ideas and resources for further projects.

Introducing Crumble, Lego Mindstorms, Vex IQ, Raspberry Pi, Makey Makey… Find out what these kits can do for your students. A hands on session, trying out equipment, discovering resources and experiencing for yourself the difference that these kits can make in your classroom.  Read more

Teaching literacy, numeracy and scientific thinking through design and technology

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A course that supports design and technology teachers of all specialism's to respond to the increased literacy, numeracy and scientific context in the new secondary curriculum. It will focus on understanding the literacy, numeracy and scientific thinking that students need across the curriculum. Developing an understanding of the requirements of the curriculum and giving practical examples and resources to improve provision within your classroom. The second part of the course, on a different day will look to reflect on the changes made in your teaching practise, share the successes made in the classroom and discuss what strategies can be adopted at a department level moving forward.  Read more

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