Computing Science

Computing Science

Implementation of Curriculum for Excellence and the development of new National Qualifications in Scotland have presented a timely opportunity to revise the way Computing Science is taught in schools and provide a more interesting, up-to-date and engaging experience for both teachers and learners.

Level 3: Introduction to Computer Science (Uses Scratch 2.0)

This resource will provide an introduction to computer science and basic Computing concepts and give students a grounding in computer programming.

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Level 3/4: Intermediate Computer Science (Uses BYOB)

This resource will explore further Computing concepts, with a focus on abstraction, modularity and hierarchy within programming.

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Level 4: Mobile App Development (Uses MIT's App Inventor)

This resource seeks to consolidate previous concepts through the medium of mobile app development. In addition to providing a course in programming for mobile devices, it will explore new paradigms in Computing e.g. mobile technologies and new interfaces, and provide ample opportunity for inter-disciplinary linkage.

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National Qualifications: An Introduction to Web-Based Information Systems

This resource supports aspects of the Information Systems Design & Development Unit of the Scottish National 4/5 Computing Science qualifications. It can also be used to support to support a number of Level 3/4 Computing Science outcomes within Curriculum for Excellence.

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National Qualifications: Software Design & Development (Coming Soon)

This resource will use RunRev's LiveCode environment to support aspects of the Software Design & Development Unit of the Scottish National 5 Computing Science qualification.

 

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