How to Get Started Teaching Coding in Any Grade I first learned about coding and computer science (CS) in college about 20 years ago. Looking back, not much has changed in the foundational concepts or core practices in CS. What has changed is who can teach it and where it can live in the curriculum—today educators in any subject can teach coding. The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning Well-planned online learning experiences are meaningfully different from courses offered online in response to a crisis or disaster. Colleges and universities working to maintain instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic should understand those differences when evaluating this emergency remote teaching. Due to the threat of COVID-19, colleges and universities are facing decisions about how to continue teaching and learning while keeping their faculty, staff, and students safe from a public health emergency that is moving fast and not well understood.
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Engaging Young Learners with Phonics Published 27 March 2020 In this article, Montse Watkin explores how we can engage our learners with phonics from a young age in our EFL lessons to lay a solid foundation for future language awareness and learning. There appears to be some easy, effortless ways we can do this! What is Livestream? Broadcast to millions, live in HD with our Platform, Producer, Broadcaster and Studio products. Visit livestream.com, or any of our free Livestream apps for Roku, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone and Android to watch live sports, news, education, music and more. To enable organizations to share experiences through live video, unlocking a world where every event is available live online.
Discovery Education Science Fair Central Elmer's Teachers Club The Scientific Method: Experimentation Testing the Greenhouse Effect Judging Purpose and Hypothesis Research Selecting a Topic Cargo-Bot – iPad The first game programmed entirely on iPad® Be Logical. Play Cargo-Bot Presenting Cargo-Bot. The first game programmed entirely on iPad using Codea™ Get it for free on the App Store. Helpful Resources to Teach Students Coding Skills Coding is an essential skill for 21st century students. 'When kids learn to code' , Mitch Resnick states, ' it enables them to learn many other things, opens up many new opportunities for learning. It's useful to make an analogy to reading and writing, when you learn to read and write it opens up opportunities for you to learn so many other things, when you learn to read you can then read to learn, which is the same thing with coding, if you learn to code you can code to learn.' We have already featured a number of interesting coding resources to use with your students in class, check out this section to learn more.
3 Ways Online Reflection Promotes Learner Agency in an Age of Urgency Students and teachers too often fall into the trap of cranking out work, earning or awarding grades and moving on. Unfortunately, this leaves all parties feeling more urgency than agency when it comes to the work they do and the way they do it. In the worst cases, school becomes about completion and compliance rather than engendering the sense of empowerment and exploration we long for. Liz Coleman has contrasted this kind of “treadmill” education to what she calls “education as an adventure.”
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