Author: Andy McSwan

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Approach – Tracing to Understand the Notional Machine

Summary of Approach The process a computer goes through when executing a section of code is manually stepped through by the learner in order to understand how it will work and what the expected output should be. Keypoints Just showing a visualisation of a piece of...

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Approach – Peer Instruction in Computing Science

Summary of Approach Peer Instruction (PI) is an active learning technique, from the “flip-teaching” stable.  It helps the teacher make best use of their time with students, in particular enabling them to highlight and correct particular student alternative conceptions. Benefits of Peer Instruction One of the...