In this edWeb.net webinar, attendees learned about ways to bring coding into the classroom through multimedia projects. Through a web-based software, paired curriculum, and teacher training, Melissa Halfon introduced this solution for teaching computer science in a fun and engaging way to weave into your classroom, after-school and summer curricula. Appropriate for both computer science and non-CS teachers of students age 10 and up, teachers were able to take away where Vidcode falls in the landscape of coding tools.
In this edWeb.net webinar presented by the Teaching Kids to Code community, Grant Hosford and Joe Shochet, co-founders of the award-winning learning game company codeSpark discussed the primary research and third party research that fuels their game development. This webinar is valuable for administrators, teachers, curriculum experts, parents, and STEM specialists.
In this webinar Susan Wells shared foundations of STEM and STEAM and discussed why coding, robotics and making are at the core of innovative learning environments. Susan provided tips on finding funding to support your STEM programs. She also described her ground-breaking program Camp TechTerra.
In this webinar, presented by the Teaching Kids to Code community on edWeb.net, Trish Cloud offers practical tips and information on how she did just that with her students in grades 1-5.
In this webinar, presented by the Teaching Kids to Code community on edWeb.net, Steven Yee, COO at EDUonGo, Inc. provided suggestions on how to facilitate coding projects and assist your students as they learn how to build software. Steven gave advice on how to help students look for solutions online while they collaborate with their peers. Find out how to keep your students engaged with code. Even if you do not have coding knowledge, you can still provide support to your students!
In this webinar for the Teaching Kids to Code community on edWeb.net, Kiki Prottsman, Executive Director of thinkersmith.org, discussed how just one hour of exposure can spark a love for problem solving.
edWeb.net has launched a free professional learning community (PLC), Teaching Kids to Code, to help teachers integrate computer science and coding into classroom lessons.
When it comes to teaching students to code, finding cheap or free software isn’t the problem. But finding free personnel who are trained in curriculum and coding instruction? Now, that’s a challenge.