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Kids Need to Code: Exploring Coding with Your Middle and High School Students

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Teaching middle and high school students to code greatly enhances their problem-solving skills and provides them with valuable skills that can help them become more successful in life. The options for coding in the classroom have exploded, and a good portion of these tools walk you through the programming so that you can learn right along with the students. You do NOT need to know programming to be able to work with your students on programming. Join Brenda Hauff as she shares various Web tools and iPad apps that you can use to introduce and explore coding with your middle and high school students. Whether it's a tutorial to help them write their first computer program, a game that teaches how to make video games, an introduction to JavaScript, or something else these coding games and tools are sure to engage your students and get them hooked on coding!


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Thursday, June 4, 2015 @ 3:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Business Education, College & Career Readiness, STEM, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: career skills, coding, coding games, computer coding, problem solving, student projects

Reviews (27)

Full Member
Great presentation. I learned a lot about coding programs and what grades easiest to use with. I'm excited about getting started.
Full Member
Excellent presentation.
Full Member
Thank you for a wonderful webinar.
Full Member
Rockstar! Great presentation!
Thanks for the information! We have just begun doing the Hour of Code and I wanted to know more about the subject. You have given me several great websites to check, as well as basic information.
Full Member
Great resources and examples...good place to start for educators wanting to bring this to the classroom!!
Full Member
I have been wanting to learn coding...thanks for the resources/suggestions.
Full Member
Great resources for middle school. Thanks.
Full Member
Coding is so helpful for critical thinking skills!
Full Member
So many resources. Thanks.
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