Digital Storytelling and Coding with Google CS First
Participate and share : Poster
Sunday, June 23, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 26
Dr. Dr. Kasey Hutchinson Ijeoma Johnson Dr. Jennifer Williams
Learn how to start a coding club that enhances student writing skills. In Storytelling — part of Google's CS First Coding Suite — students use computer science to tell fun and interactive stories. Storytelling emphasizes creativity by encouraging club members to tell a unique story each day.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/c/cs-first/en/storytelling/overview.html|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Participants will be able to start a coding club in their schools today. They will learn how to find curriculum, location, and gain buy-in from faculty and staff members. Learners will see examples of how one district successfully implemented a coding club at each middle school, created a girl's coding club, and a Girl's only computer science conference WITHOUT a budget.
The tool used is Google CS First program.
Participants will be fully immersed in the presentation. They will join a class and begin a coding session. As participants learn to code, they will learn how important it is to be a clear and concise writer.
10 min intro - what is CS First? How do I join
20 min coding/storytelling
10 min lecture
10 min where to begin?
10 min Q &A
Dr. Kasey Clements-Hutchinson is an Instructional Technology Specialist for Newton County Schools. Dr. Hutchinson has worked extensively with Title I Schools for 21 years holding various roles including classroom teacher, instructional coach, and technology specialist. She is passionate about technology, positive thinking, professional learning, and collaborative learning. Dr. Hutchinson enjoys empowering and helping educators improve the classroom experience for their students. She believes attitude is everything and each day provides a new opportunity for learning!
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