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Teaching with Physical Computing, Course 4: Soft skills, teamwork and the wider curriculum

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Overview

The fourth and final course in our program for Computer Science teachers, Teaching with Physical Computing , covers all the non-technological elements of project-based learning. This includes soft skills such as gracious professionalism, teamwork, communication and collaboration.

The course guides you in engaging stakeholders in the school setting and becoming an effective advocate for Project-Based Learning (PBL) among others teachers, school leadership and parents. You will also learn about common ways of embedding PBL in the formal curriculum and how to utilise available resources to enhance your lessons.

Syllabus

M odule 1 Introduction

Module 2 The importance of gracious professionalism

Module 3 Contexts are key

Module 4 Engaging parents (and colleagues)

Module 5 Keeping PBL extra curricula

Module 6 Issues with cross curricular delivery

Module 7 The role of the Senior Leadership Team

Module 8 External partners

Module 9 Adapting and enhancing the ASP PBL approach

Module 10 Classroom investigation

Taught by

Robert Leeman

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