Creating Coding Super Heroes with 5 Marvel-ous Tools
Participate and share : Poster
Wednesday, December 2, 3:00–4:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Get acquainted with five tools to teach kids to integrate computer science, robotics and coding into a STEM or technology classroom. Tools include: Sphero, Makey Makey, Code.org's CS-Discoveries, Scratch and Ozoblockly. Curriculum focuses on solving real-world problems, collaborating as a team and following the engineering design process.
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||None needed|
|Topic:||Computer science & computational thinking|
|Subject area:||STEM/STEAM, Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Attendees will be able to incorporate multiple coding tools in the technology or STEM classroom to create a collaborative real world experience using the Engineering Design Process.
Skills will include:
using unplugged activities to focus on computer science concepts, collaborative coding experiences working as a team,
navigating online curriculum availability in Code.org, Ozoblockly and Sphero,
finding online projects using Makey Makey engineering programming kits.
Caldwell, Josh. Creative Coding: Lessons and Strategies to Integrate Computer Science Across the 6-8 Curriculum. International Society for Technology in Education, 2017.
Williams, Heidi. No Fear Coding Computational Thinking across the K-5 Curriculum. International Society for Technology in Education, 2017.
“Anybody Can Learn.” Code.org, code.org/.
Currently participating in a Code.org teaching Cohort using the CS-Discoveries curriculum which runs from June 2019 to May 2020.