Coding: Children, technology and powerful ideas

A session at BIT15 - Bring IT,Together 2015

Friday 6th November, 2015

11:00am to 11:50am (EST)

You have heard the hype about coding in education. But what's the real benefit of young children learning to code in school? How does coding connect to the Ontario curriculum? Should I be "teaching" kids to code like I would reading and writing? What's the difference between Scratch and ScratchJr? Can I see some real classroom examples? These questions will be explored both theoretically and practically in this session aimed at elementary teachers.

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Jim Cash

Resource teacher PDSB. Interested in creating, learning & sharing innovative and effective ways to empower today's learners and educators.

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37 attendees

  • Annie Slater
  • Angelina Glynn
  • Anthony Chuter
  • BrandiQuin
  • Jim Cash
  • cecile.kuntz@ocsb.ca
  • L Campbell-Holliday
  • elyse crete
  • Laurie Rosniak
  • Eirin O'Neill
  • Kim Gill
  • Brigitte Goure
  • Heather Curl
  • Aimee Henry
  • Jason Caruana
  • Janis Foley
  • Francine Joanette
  • Julie Millan
  • Jamie Urquhart
  • Karen Wilson
  • Mark Sheward
  • Melissa
  • Mike Wilston
  • Billy Miller
  • natalie legault
  • Mona Caruana
  • Jonathan Pratt
  • Natalie
  • Pascal Lefebvre
  • Perry Cavarzan
  • Bob Pelletier
  • Samantha Noack
  • snbergs@gmail.com
  • Stefanie
  • Jennifer Chamberland
  • Thring, Anita
  • Wanda Knowlton

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  • Doug Coope
  • Eric Labonte
  • Heidi Hobson
  • Jeff Dumoulin
  • Jason Richea
  • Kaitlin
  • Linda Love
  • Lindsay
  • Lisa H
  • Meg Lunney
  • Marcie
  • Nancy Zomer
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  • Tina Giannopoulos
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Time 11:00am11:50am EST

Date Fri 6th November 2015

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