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Friday, June 19 • 9:30am - 11:10am
Introduction of Coding in the Middle School Curriculum Using Scratch - Double Session

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Get kids excited about learning while supporting the development of 21st Century Skills by incorporating coding into your curriculum. At Blue Ridge Middle School, the Coding At the Middle School (CAMS) initiative is using the MIT Scratch website to integrate coding into the sixth grade keyboarding curriculum. Using LoudounVision, a Moodle based course delivery system, students are introduced into a world of possibilities and fun while remixing projects, deciphering code in challenge activities, and building their own programs.

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avatar for Shannon Allen

Shannon Allen

Introduction to Computer Applications Teacher, Loudoun County Public Schools
I teach Introduction to Computer Applications at Blue Ridge Middle School.
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Marnie Hawk

Instructional Facilitator, Technology, Blue Ridge Middle School/Loudoun County
I am a native Virginian with a healthy sense of fun and I am pretty good at finding harmless trouble. I make things. I break things. I build things. I improve things. I enjoy empowering teachers and watching them learn with their students. Hanging with my friends, raising a teenage... Read More →
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Keith Hicks

Technology Resource Teacher, Loudoun County Public Schools
Desmos (www.desmos.com) is a math resource that allows students and teachers to graph equations and find solutions easily. Integrate this into Google classroom, and you have a powerful way for students to demonstrate understanding, and easily allow teachers to assess student progress... Read More →



Friday June 19, 2015 9:30am - 11:10am EDT
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