CS101: Algorithms I

Joseph Mearman CS101, Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

This workshop develops students’ ability to decompose complex processes through the use of flowcharts and step-by-step instructions. These skills are then applied to solve a Numeracy GCSE-style question and examples of commonly used algorithms are explored.

OpenCV

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

OpenCV is a large open source C++ library for image processing and computer vision. It has hundreds of built-in functions and algorithms that can be used to perform real-time image processing. As OpenCV has so many built in functions, it makes developing your own computer vision applications easy and you will become more and more confident using it. This workshop … Read More

LEGO

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

The LEGO Mindstorms NXT is a programmable robotics kit which can be used to create many different robots which can complete a variety of tasks. During these workshops, you get to build your own LEGO Mindstorms robots, and then you can program them to complete a series of tasks. These workshops give an overview of robotics hardware and programming constructs, … Read More

Internet

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

Most of us access the internet on a daily basis, but how are these websites built? The demand for web development skills is high, so knowing how to build a site using HTML and CSS are really important skills to have. These workshops will guide participants through designing and developing their own websites, understanding the underlying process involved in getting … Read More

Artificial Intelligence

Megan Chick Primary Level, Resources for Primary Teachers

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the intelligence exhibited by machines or software, and there are many interesting questions around this topic. Can you program a computer to think? This workshop uses a selection of online tools such as chatbots to analyse these questions and to give students an understanding of Artificial Intelligence. Are computers intelligent or not? Looking at online tools … Read More

Arduino

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

Arduino is a small circuit board which allows you to make a computer that can sense and control the physical environment. You can learn about electronics by building your own circuits, and you can program your Arduino to become anything, from a mobile phone to a Geiger counter! Technocamps have developed a wearable computing workshop, where pupils can use an … Read More

PyShop

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

The Py Shop programme helps students develop the ability to program in Python starting from the basics before covering more advanced topics. Throughout the programme students will develop a complete shop system. Presentation: Cheat Sheet Sports Management System

Teachers’ Conference

Megan Chick Resources for Secondary Teachers, Secondary Level

These resources were presented at the Technocamps “Curriculum for Success” Teachers Conference held at the Liberty Stadium on October 17th. Both primary and secondary resources are available here. Codes of War Machine Learning in the Classroom Math-a-thon Technology, Ethics and the Future An introduction to the study of codes and ciphers. This investigates a wide range of cryptographic techniques starting … Read More

The White Feather

Megan Chick Primary Level, Resources for Primary Teachers

Accompanies the Theatr na nÓg production. Learn all about World War I and try out different methods for writing and breaking coded messages, and use these skills to defuse a virtual bomb. The accompanying Scratch Programs can be found here: Workshop Version: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/311922349/fullscreen/ Home Version: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/311923110/fullscreen/