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Friday, June 19 • 9:30am - 10:15am
Introduction to Hour of Code for Elementary Teachers

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Learn how to teach your students how to MAKE video games, not just play them. Students will learn programming skills as well as logic and reasoning. This introductory course is for new users of the "Hour of Code" site. Teachers will join the "Hour of Code" movement by writing several lines of code and move beyond the hour of code. Hour of Code is the president's initiative to bring programming skills to all American children. It is a FREE web based program that teachers may enroll their class in. Students learn from the best in "Hour of Code," as leaders in the industry such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg tell their stories and teach basic programming. Motivate your students as they program video games. Join the fun and "Get with the Program." No prerequisite skills required.

Training Access for Hour of Code: http://guest.portaportal.com/jdabb  (log in as a guest - password jdabb)  Go to the bottom of the page and click the District Training log in for the Hour of Code "Wow")(Please wait to log in until you are assigned a number)

alternative log in:

Training Access for Hour of Code:  http://studio.code.org/sections/ELUOYW   (Attendees will be assigned a number at the class - please don't log in prior to receiving your assigned number)

Sign Up your class for Hour of Code: https://code.org/

 

Material link for those without computer access or would like to teach programming without technology - http://csedweek.org/files/CSEDrobotics.pdf

(This is a great introduction to programming.)

 

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avatar for Jacqueline Dabb

Jacqueline Dabb

Teacher, MEADOWLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
I am a 5th grade teacher at Meadowland Elementary School in Sterling. I love integrating technology into the curriculum and watching students "fly" with it. I would love to talk to you about the Hour of Code and getting a free computer science course in our elementary schools c... Read More →


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Friday June 19, 2015 9:30am - 10:15am EDT
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