Book: Outstanding Computing Lessons by @clcSimon via @BloomsburyEd

Part of the 100 ideas for secondary teachers series, published by Bloomsbury Education.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Computing Lessons

£14.99*
9.1

Content

9.0/10

Accessible

9.0/10

Authority

9.0/10

Practical

9.5/10

Value

9.0/10

Pros

  • Another great book within this fantastic series of practical teaching books, offering great support and resource ideas to support computing at secondary level.
  • Simon has collected a range of activities around 10 key areas of the computing curriculum with England, including programming, computational thinking and ideas that can be used when unplugged.
  • Simon offers fantastic teaching tips, ideas to take the learning further, as well as support in developing a sound pedagogical understanding of some complex areas.
  • This book not only looks at great computing ideas, but also offers a great range of activities to support developing critical digital literacy skills, offering opportunities to teach ideas beyond the computing curriculum.
  • Links and resources are provided throughout the book, offering a great range of opportunities to explore new teaching ideas, and help students become responsible digital citizens.

Supported by Bloomsbury Education


An essential collection of 100 practical, tried-and-tested ideas for teaching computing in secondary schools. This is the perfect resource for computing teachers at all levels, whether specialist or nonspecialist, newly qualified or experienced.

From rubber duck debugging to teaching algorithm design through magic tricks and even setting up an escape room to raise awareness about cybersecurity, this is the ultimate toolkit for any teacher looking to diversify their lesson plans or revamp their teaching of computing. The activities are research-informed and ready to use in Key Stages 3 and 4 classrooms of all abilities, requiring minimum preparation and resources. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Computing Lessons will ignite students’ passion for coding, programming and computational thinking.


Written by experts in their field, 100 Ideas books offer practical ideas for busy teachers. They include step-by-step instructions, teaching tips and taking it further ideas.

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Colin Hill - Founder, researcher and editor of ukedchat. Also a bit of a tech geek! Project management, design thinking, and metacognition.

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