Exploring Spatial Skills and Computing in Primary and Secondary Education

Parkinson, J. (2019) Exploring Spatial Skills and Computing in Primary and Secondary Education. In: 14th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE'19), Glasgow, Scotland, 23-25 Oct 2019, p. 16. ISBN 9781450377041 (doi: 10.1145/3361721.3362118)

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This workshop aims to break down the connection between spatial skills and STEM - particularly computing - and highlight existing research of value, presenting an argument for spatial skills instruction in schools. We will discuss known challenges and obstacles to delivery, and aim to collect further challenges from participants. We will then consider effective means of developing spatial skills, and measuring potential outcomes (particularly in computing science), that could be generally applied across multiple schools concurrently with limited training and resource costs. The resulting pack should be a theoretical solution which could potentially be practically implemented across multiple schools.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Parkinson, Mr Jack
Authors: Parkinson, J.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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