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Teaching Computational Thinking with Robotics

Wednesday @ 11:30 – 12:30 Rm Blue 14

Explore the wide-range of options to incorporate computational thinking and coding in the K – 8 classroom through core subjects. Presenters will share specific lesson ideas tied to the new Digital Literacy & Computer Science standards, with a focus on the Computational Thinking strand.

Explore the wide-range of options to incorporate computational thinking and coding in the K – 8 classroom through core subjects.  Motivate students with kid-friendly robotics activities that allow for a multi-sensory approach that encourages creativity while increasing rigor. Presenters will share specific lesson ideas tied to the new Digital Literacy & Computer Science standards, with a focus on the Computational Thinking strand.

Join our Quizizz Game Teaching Computational Thinking – Presentation Resources: Teaching Computational Thinking Through Robotics

Power Up Teacher Evaluations with Google Drive

Wednesday @ 1:30 – 2:30 Rm Blue 17

Evaluation evidence curation and review doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Leverage the powerful, free features of Google Drive to streamline the collection and sharing of artifacts for evaluation evidence. Tap the power of Google’s cloud to provide timely feedback and analyze this key data to support teacher development.

Participation Form  Resource: Power Up Teacher Evaluations with Google

Google-ify Your Makerspace

Thursday @ 2:45 Rm Red 70

Jump start student creativity by re-imagining Google Apps as a novel tool for your makerspace. Incorporate design thinking by “hacking” Google Apps to create exciting student projects in your makerspace. Together we’ll organize workflows of your makerspace using Google Apps, Slack, Trello, and more.

Resource: Google-ify Your Makerspace