Welcome back Teachers! – Computer Science Vine

 

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Over the summer I have been spending some time making a few resources ready for the computer science change over. One of the things which I have been working on is Vine videos. I’ve only made 5 so far but I want them to be available to my students during revision sessions. The idea is to remind them about some of the techniques we use in lessons.

I must admit, I have been an avid viner for a while. I had never thought about using it in a lesson until I saw an American teacher using it to complain about her day. I thought that it could be used in a much more efficient way. What if we were forced to teach things in 7 seconds. It really makes you think about what you’re going to say in order to get your point across. Not…. like… this little essay I’m writing here.

I am going to continue updating this Vine channel for me and for the general public and feel free to refer to them or use them for inspiration. Here are 4 of the videos below.

I’m looking at doing this as an activity to get my students remembering terms. I will post any vines that they develop in the future.

algorithm

Good example of an algorithm

algorithmbad
Bad example of an algorithm
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Cloud Computing Disadvantages
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Cloud Computing Advantanges

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About Raymond David James Chambers

I am the Lead teacher of computing at Brooke Weston Academy in Corby Northamptonshire. Previously I was the head of IT/Computing at Uppingham Community College. In 2015 I won the Gold National Teaching award for Innovative use of technology. I also won the 2015 Young Game Bafta - Mentor award. I'm keen to help students achieve their best and like to give them opportunities to do this. I have a passion for teaching and I enjoy meeting other people and sharing their ideas. I have a keen interest in games development as well as developing the use of ICT in classrooms across the curriculum. In my spare time I teach Irish dancing. I have been Irish dancing since I was 11. My highest position was 14th at the world championships 3 years running and 2nd at the Great Britain Championships in 2006.
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