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Kids Need to Code: Introducing Your Elementary Students to Coding

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Overview

Teaching students to code gives them a cutting edge on problem solving and helps them to be more successful in the future, and the younger they start, the better! Even elementary students can begin to learn coding skills, and you do NOT need to know programming in order to work with your students on programming. The options for coding in the classroom have exploded, and a good portion of these tools walk you through the programming so you can learn right along with the students. Join Brenda Hauff as she walks you through some ways to use both Web tools and iPad apps to introduce coding to your elementary students. While the focus of the webinar is on coding games and tools appropriate for elementary students, many older students will enjoy them as well.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Thursday, June 4, 2015 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: College & Career Readiness, STEM, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: coding, coding games, computer coding, elementary, problem solving, student projects

Reviews (21)

Full Member
 
Great resources to start coding!
Full Member
 
Wonderful resources that Brenda Hauff provided. Her website was also very helpful.
Full Member
 
Great information for a beginner!
Basic Member
 
This was an excellent webinar to introduce educators on how to begin coding with students. I appreciate all the resources that were discussed and how they can be used for various levels of students. I also appreciated Brenda's suggestions for starting this endeavor and her encouragement for using coding as a collaborative activity.
Full Member
+8
 
I will be using this as a tutoring tool this summer.
Full Member
 
Brenda: thank you for another great webinar!
Full Member
+7
 
Thank you so much. This webinar was very helpful.
Full Member
+5
 
Wonderful Information!
Full Member
+8
 
Excellent webinar.
Basic Member
+2
 
Love the info provided. Essential skills.
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