Block-based coding is a great way to introduce K-8 students to computer programming, but what are some playful and engaging activities to get started? In this hands-on workshop, Digital Learning Coach from Lexington School District 3, Ashley Fort, tells a few stories and tips on how she incorporates coding and play across her curriculum. There will be games, there will be code, there will be fun!
Don't just go back to school—GO BANANAS!
Make this the best back-to-school ever with Go Bananas!, a low-barrier competition to get your students learning, playing, and collaborating through code! Watch this 30-minute sneak peek to see what you can expect from us this year.
When the pandemic hit, Erin Fauteux, the principal of READS Academy, a school for students with high social-emotional needs, knew she needed a way to keep students motivated and engaged. To tackle this challenge, she brought on first-year teacher Chelsea Holdsworth as their virtual learning instructor.
In this hands-on workshop, we share 3 easy activities that combine coding and play and share a few stories on how Librarian & Information Literacy Specialist at South Euless Elementary, Angela Brown is incorporating coding and play across her curriculum. There will be games! There will be code! There will be fun!
Nick Baskwill, a K-12 Technology Consultant with the Nova Scotia DOE, who has successfully led multiple tech implementations across the entire province (about 400 schools). Nick will share his tried and tested step-by-step process that will help you re-think technology implementation in your district.
At Unruly, we know that social emotional learning (SEL) takes time and practice. That’s why we’ve developed an activity pack focusing on the core CASEL (The Collab-orative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) competencies of self-management, self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making.
As an educator, you want to help each and every student engage deeply with what they are learning. But you don’t have the time or resources to tailor every lesson for all learning needs. So, how do you make your classroom more inclusive to all different types of learners with varying interests and abilities?