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Thursday, July 16 • 11:45am - 12:50pm
Coding with Elementary School Students

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Teaching young children to code is not just for the technology classroom it is for every classroom. In this workshop we will answer all the following questions and more.
Why code in the elementary school? What are the benefits, drawbacks, and connections to Common Core? What do I need to know to get started? What are the available resources for different age groups and multiple technology platforms? Can you program without using a computer or tablet? What are unplugged lessons and how do I implement them? What do kids that are coding really think about coding?

Speakers
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Christina Carroll

STEM lab teacher K-4th, Pulaski Academy
Christina Carroll earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Literacy, both from Harding University. She has over 14 years of experience in elementary education. At the end of the 2012, Pulaski Academy asked her to embark on an exciting new challenge: to create a STEM lab for students in kindergarten through fourth grade using very little, if any, “store bought” curriculum. The result has... Read More →


Thursday July 16, 2015 11:45am - 12:50pm
Beacon Hill Room Boston Park Plaza