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Monday, December 9 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beyond Scratch (Bridging the Coding Gap)

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Your elementary or middle school students have become masters of block-based coding platforms like Scratch. They can whip up algorithms to create games, tell stories, make animations, program robots, etc. But where do we go from there? Collegiate School has been developing a curriculum to bridge the gap that seems to exist between learning coding foundations via block-based languages and upper-grade computer science curriculums, which often jump right into complex coding languages. Come explore some coding languages that we scaffold upwards from our elementary school block-based curriculum and leave with some tangible activities for your classroom!

Resource Link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VKKKKzwpwAqUunyz5ckW5k8jqw9Nb1YeCEugyY5ji24 

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Bell

Daniel Bell

Innovation Integrator, Collegiate School
13 years and counting in the classroom! The first 5 were in Special Education at 3 different schools across the country (and Pacific Ocean!). Since then, I've been been a tech teacher at Collegiate and my role has continually evolved and grown. I now teach and integrate our STEAM... Read More →



Monday December 9, 2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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