Coding with Kids
November 8, 2016 ♦ 7:00pm - 8:30pm ET
Session Description: Discover the world of coding with your students. Begin by learning how to introduce students to the world of coding and computer programming. Learn about computational thinking skills and how it develops logical thinking. Continue with a hands-on activity to activate concrete understanding of programming. Explore three different sites that use visual coding to develop programming skills. By the end of this session, you will be well on your way to begin the journey in learning and teaching computer programming. This session is for teachers at ALL technology comfort levels.**
As a result of this session and through individual follow-up, teachers will:
- Understand what is coding and how aspects of it can be used in the classroom.
- Explore resources to introduce coding and game design into the classroom including unplugged activities.
- Envision the use of free tools for use in Coding in the classroom.
- Learn reasons for integrating coding in the classroom.
Archive Recording: The session archive can be found here.
Certificates: The certificates for this session were emailed Friday, 12/16/16 @ 2:00 PM to registrants that actively participated in all required tasks throughout the session and completed the session evaluation survey within 1 week.