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Integrating Computer Science & Robotics for In-Person, Hybrid, and Remote Settings

Explore and create

Explore and create : Creation lab

Saturday, December 5, 12:15–1:05 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Dr. Melissa Toohey  
Adrienne White  
Cassandra Willer  

Are you interested in delivering high-quality and engaging lessons in core subjects, without sacrificing computer science and robotics?? Join us as we guide you through Ozobot’s FREE remote-friendly coding, robotics, and STEAM lessons, and explore best practices to use them in remote, hybrid, and in-person settings.

Audience: Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS
Topic: Innovation in early childhood/elementary
Grade level: PK-2
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand
Influencer Disclosure: This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

With educators feeling the impact of COVID-19, we are here to share new, innovative, and easy ways for educators to continue engaging students in meaningful learning. Educators will learn about and have access to Ozobot’s new and free remote-friendly lessons and resources, and be trained on the best practices for implementation. Their students will have the opportunity to continue their own STEAM growth and learning, regardless of their learning environment.


The session will consist of:
- Introduction: Melissa Toohey, Former Founding iLab Coding, Engineering, and Design Thinking Teacher and Coach at KIPP LA Schools; UCLA Educational Leadership Program (Ed.D); Ozobot EdTech and Adoption Specialist (2 min)
- Introduction to Ozobot’s 2 Ways to Code--with and without screens (5 min)
- Overview of Ozobot’s FREE Remote-Friendly Lesson Curriculum (20 min)
 - Introductory computer science, robotics, & STEAM lessons with Ozobot
 - NGSS, CCSS ELA & Math Aligned Lessons
 - Instructional Video + Lesson Package
- Best Practices for implementing remote-friendly lessons (20 min)
- Q&A (13 min)

Supporting research

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Dr. Melissa Toohey, Seesaw Learning
Adrienne White, Ozobot

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