The following professional development session is being offered by Code Club in Glenorchy, Tasmania
Please join us for this FREE one-day training that will provide you with the confidence and ability to bring coding to your classroom. This training is open to librarians and teachers across all sectors. By the end of this training, you will be ready to teach coding to your students.The day will consist of project-based learning that can be completed in Scratch or Python depending on the teacher’s experience and age of students taught. Whether you have never felt like a “techy” or if you are ready to build on prior skills, this training is for you!Please register just for yourself (do not register on behalf of others) and encourage colleagues to register independently. There is a limit of two teachers per school with the option to extend depending on registration numbers. In the case of unexpected absence, all registering teachers are asked to nominate an alternate attendee. Contact us anytime with questions!As part of the registration process, you are asked to email through, or bring a Letter of Nomination from your Principal or Line Manager.
- 9:00 Arrivals and introductions
- 9:30 Demystifying coding in the classroom with unplugged activities
- 10:00 Getting started with Scratch… or Python (Teacher’s preference)
- 11:00 Using code to teach other subjects (Math, Reading, Science)
- 12:00-12:30 Break for lunch (BYO Lunch)
- 12:30 Code Club Curriculum and Resources. Projects that are ready to be used today!
- 1:15 Debugging: How to help students who know more than you?
- 1:30 Code Club Project: Hardware, hands-on coding
- 2:00 Inquiry-based learning
- 2:30 Register for materials and final questions.
What we need from you:
- Register for the event via this page
- Nominate an alternative attendee should your circumstances change (please name them in your principal’s letter)
- Email, or print and bring with you, a letter of nomination from your principal** (details at bottom of this page)
- Bring your own laptop (Chromebooks, PCs and Macs are all fine!)