Embracing STEM Mindsets Through Code With Google
Explore and create : Creation lab
Sherry Gick Kelly York
What are STEM mindsets? Why are they important? How can we encourage and support learners with tools and resources to create deeper levels of classroom experience? This session will focus on how to understand STEM through student-led learning pedagogies, computer science and thinking dispositions utilizing Google’s Code With Google.
|Audience:||Library media specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Computer science & computational thinking|
|Subject area:||Computer science, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
The purpose of this session is to discuss and explore authentic opportunities for student learning through STEM mindsets and computer science.
Participants will participate in activities to identify STEM mindsets and dispositions; discuss ways to implement them in their current classrooms; create and explore two of the Code with Google programs as a student and teacher
30 minutes - STEM Mindsets | Identifying and encouraging them in the classroom
30 minutes - Code with Google: CS First | Hands-on learning of how to use the CS First curriculum to introduce creating with computer science to students grades 4-8
5 minutes - Code with Google Opportunities | Explore other learning opportunities offered by the Code with Google Team
5 minutes - Reflection & Closing
Current Perspectives and Challenges in Computer Science Education
Code with Google helps more students learn to code: https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/education/codewithgoogle/
Preparing Students for the Future: https://static.googleusercontent.com/media/edu.google.com/en//pdfs/skills-of-the-future-report.pdf
Latest Research: https://edu.google.com/intl/ALL_us/latest-news/research/
Sherry is a Director of Professional Development for Five Star Technology Solutions. A former teacher-librarian and special education teacher with 20 years of experience with students K-12, she now enjoys working with educators across the nation on effective technology integration, solid teaching pedagogy, best practices in school libraries, STEM & computer science education, as well as Google applications and tools. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and an active member of ILF, ICE, and ISTE. Sherry is a 2015 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and a former president of ISTE Librarians Network.
Kelly York, Director of Professional Development with Five Star Technology Solution, is a Google Certified Trainer who has a passion for creating awesome professional development for educators. . Kelly is a wife, mother, and tech enthusiast with more than a decade of classroom experiences and eCoach support. With teaching experience at the elementary and middle level, she developed a strong love for strong instructional approaches, technology and innovation. Kelly is an Indiana University graduate, Go Hoosiers! In her personal time, Kelly enjoys running, keeping up with her two little girls and spending time on the water as a family!