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Exploring Beginning Coding for Young Learners
Monday, October 30, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presented by Melody Dunn, M.Ed., Former Educator, Current Professional Learning Specialist, Frog Street
Sponsored by Frog Street Press
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View this edWebinar to learn basic coding skills and how to intentionally foster problem solving, spatial relationships, prediction skills, communication, and more through hands-on coding experiences. This student-centered approach to learning will support the importance of preparing young learners for a future in which computers, digital literacy, and programming are part of everyday life and work environments.
This recorded edWebinar is of interest to PreK teachers, librarians, school and district leaders, and education technology leaders.
About the Presenter
Melody Dunn received her bachelor’s degree from Grambling State University and a master’s from Grand Canyon University in curriculum and instruction. Melody is a dynamic, early childhood advocate with a passion for training, coaching, and providing engaging, diverse professional development opportunities that grow and stretch educators. She believes teachers should model their love of learning. Melody’s philosophy on early childhood is to provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate, and engaging activities that meet the needs of ALL children.
Melody is a Professional Learning Specialist for Frog Street. She has 20 years of experience that spans from early childhood to fourth grade and is also an Infant, Toddler, and Pre-K Certified CLASS Observer. As a teacher, Melody implemented Frog Street’s curriculum with three- and four-year-old students. Eventually, as an Early Childhood Specialist, she supported administrators, teachers, and students across 15 campuses with creating high-quality early childhood classrooms. This support included providing professional development to administrators, teachers, and parents, assisting campuses with the implementation of districtwide instructional strategies, and evaluating student assessment data to inform district-level strategies for improving outcomes of early childhood students.
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Are you ready to revolutionize early childhood education? Discover the gateway to a tech-savvy future with Frog Street! Join our upcoming edWebinar and embark on an exciting journey into the world of coding for young learners. Learn how to kickstart coding skills in a fun, interactive way and equip young learners for a world where computers, digital literacy, and programming are everyday essentials.