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Beyond the Hour of Code: Implementation for All
Tuesday December 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Presented by Bryan L. Miller, Educator Community Manager, Wonder Workshop and Kiki Prottsman, Curriculum Development Manager, Code.org®
Sponsored by Wonder Workshop
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Schools throughout the world participate in the Computer Science Education Week’s #HourofCode, which will take place in 2016 from December 5th to 9th. Unfortunately, many schools don’t move beyond that hour. As stakeholders in providing the best educational experiences to prepare students for tomorrow, it is imperative that we move “Beyond the Hour of Code” and truly integrate coding into the daily instruction for all.
Learn more about:
- Creating a maker culture in your schools and beyond
- Using computer science for inquiry-based learning and integrating computer science with all subject areas
- What district administration can do to empower teachers to bring computer science into the school day
- How to create coding/robotics electives and after school clubs
- Where teachers can find curriculum to use year-round
Bryan Miller is the Educator Community Manager at Wonder Workshop, the creator of the Dash and Dot robots. This presentation will be of interest to all PreK-8 educators.
About the Presenters
Bryan has been in education for 15 years and has worked in higher education, has been a kindergarten teacher, K-5 computer teacher, and Director of Educational Technology at one of the largest private schools in the United States. He is an international keynoter and presenter and travels the world speaking to schools about the importance of, and how to integrate computer science and robotics into the core curriculum for K-8. Follow Bryan on Twitter @EdTechNerd.
Kiki Prottsman is Curriculum Development Manager at Code.org and a former computer science instructor at the University of Oregon. As a member of Mensa and a past Chair of Women in Computer Science, she also writes for the Huffington Post and has graced the cover of Open For Business magazine.
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Wonder Workshop creates engaging, hands-on learning tools, programming languages, and curriculum that bring STEM and coding to life for grades K-8. Robotics fosters critical thinking skills at an early age, encourages creativity, and turns students into makers rather than consumers. Wonder Workshop is the creator of the Dash and Dot robots. Let’s inspire students to be future leaders in technology. Find out more at makewonder.com