March 17 2017


March 17 at CSUN Education room 2101 9am - 1pm
Led by Jeannie Chipps

Purpose: To better understand computational thinking and how to engage your students with computational thinking through understanding algorithmic thinking and computer programming (don't be scared- you can code with Anna and Elsa from Frozen!)

Morning Announcements:

Quickwrite for the day
      - Example of using computational thinking in google sheets 

10-10:30 Content Group Break out session: Guiding question- how can I incorporate algorithmic thinking in my class? 

10:30-10:45 break

10:45-11:45 Intro to scratch & hour of code: Coding with Anna and Elsa or Angry Birds!

11:45-12:00 introduce Project GUTS curriculum modules: Moving beyond hour of code, how to use scratch in science with aligned curriculum. *Note- there are some good resources too, check out applab!

12:00-12:45 Teacher Project GUTS practice

12:45-1:00  Project GUTS debrief: teachers present ideas on how/when to incorporate this into their classes.