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Wonderful Ideas To Ignite Collaboration, Creativity and Computational Thinking
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Naomi Harm, Strategic Outreach Education Manager, Wonder Workshop; and Angie Kalthoff, Technology Integration Specialist and Code.org Facilitator
Sponsored by Wonder Workshop
Want to hear about some classroom-inspired activities to incite collaboration and creativity? And what if these ideas met computational thinking objectives too? Knowing that the 4 Cs (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking) are in the forefront of teachers’ minds, Wonder Workshop shares some turnkey ideas inspired by their work in classrooms across the country. They highlight easy-to-replicate no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech K-5 critical thinking ideas that students can tackle individually or in small groups; perfect for end-of-the-school-year activities.
Learn about ways to naturally integrate coding and robotics into your everyday teaching practices. K-5 classroom teachers, tech teachers, media specialists, and librarians, as well as tech coordinators and curriculum leads will benefit from this recorded edWebinar.
About the Presenters
Naomi Harm is a national edtech thought leader, influencer and Strategic Outreach Manager in Education for Wonder Workshop. She builds relationships with K-12 schools to successfully implement and strategize best practices with computer science initiatives. These initiatives are supported with hands-on learning activities that include coding, robotics and mentoring girls and young women with STEM learning experiences.
Angie Kalthoff is a former English Language (ELL) teacher and current Technology Integrationist for a large public school district in central Minnesota. She has a master’s degree in teaching and learning and is an advocate for Computer Science (CS) for All and is a Code.org facilitator.
Join the Coding & Robotics K-8 community to network with educators, participate in online discussions, receive invitations to upcoming edWebinars, view past edWebinars, take a quiz to receive a CE certificate for a past edWebinar, and access free resources.
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