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International Computing for Lower Secondary Student’s Book Stage 8

  • Authors: Siobhan Matthewson, Margaret Debbadit
  • Series Editor: Peter Marshman
  • ISBN: 9781510481992
  • Publisher: Hodder Education
  • Format: Paperback – 200 pages
  • Language: English


Deliver an exciting computing course for ages 11-14, providing full coverage of Digital Literacy, Computer Science and Information and Communications Technology objectives.

The course covers the requirements of the national curriculum for England and is mapped to the Level 2 CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards and the Cambridge Assessment International Education Digital Literacy Framework for Stages 7-9.

Key Features
  • Ensure progression, with a clear pathway of skill steps building on previous experience and knowledge.
  • Recap and activate students’ prior knowledge and skills with Do you remember? panels.
  • Demonstrate and practise new concepts and skills with Learn and Practice activities.
  • Broaden knowledge and understanding with Go further activities that apply skills and concepts in different contexts.
  • Introduce more challenging skills and activities with Challenge yourself! tasks.
  • Allow students to demonstrate their knowledge and skills creatively with engaging end of unit projects.
  • Develop computational thinking with panels throughout the activities.
  • Provide clear guidance on e-safety with a strong focus throughout.
  • Clear progression for students going on to study IGCSE Computer Science and IGCSE Information Technology.
Authors Biography

Margaret Debbadi and Siobhan Matthewson, both Heads of ICT/Computing have been working together, through CCEA, for over fifteen years. They were responsible for the launch of GCSE Applied ICT in Northern Ireland and CCEA’s new GCSE in Digital Technology. Both play key roles in the co-ordination and delivery of standards of assessment in a wide range of CCEA qualifications at GCSE and A-level and are currently employed as Senior Examiners, Senior Moderators and Scrutineers in a wide range of CCEA supported qualifications. Both are also currently employed by CCEA as content writers with responsibility for the production of Fact Files to support the new AS and A2 Digital Technology qualification. They produce accessible resources and examination materials to support teaching and assessment of students of all ability levels.

Peter Marshman is a Head of Computer Science and ICT, Advanced Skills Teacher, CAS Community Manager, Computer Science Champion for the NCC and a key advisor in Computer Science and STEM. Peter has published a range of materials (textbooks, videos, TV) including Hodder’s Compute-IT and Code IT in Python.

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Weight0.550 kg

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