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Rock CS is a grant funded professional development event designed by Adams 12 Five Star Schools and St. Vrain Valley School District and free for ALL Colorado Educators!

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Thursday, June 6 • 1:40pm - 3:50pm
Coding In Context: Bringing Real-World Coding Fundamentals To Elementary & Middle School Instruction FILLING

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Are you teaching students to code using block-based code? Would you like to take that instruction to the next level by having a better understanding of real text-based code? After all, what is it that makes code... well... code?  We will go beyond the nebulous concepts of problem-solving, logic and sequence to examine the fundamentals and syntax of real-world code with an eye toward bringing this understanding to students.  

The latter section of the class will involve hands-on experience with Bitsbox, a free web-based textual programming tool, where we will put these concepts to use and see how we can take students into this next level of coding.

Please bring a compatible device to this session. (Chromebook, iOS Device, Mac Computer, Windows Computer)

Participants should have a Google or Bitsbox account.

Standards:
ISTE: 5a, 5d
CSTA: 1B-AP-08, 1B-AP-09, 1B-AP-10

Presenters
avatar for Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker

Digital Teacher Librarian
I am the digital teacher librarian at Kullerstrand Elementary in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. I have been building a STEM program there as well, including a competition VEX IQ robotics club. I hold certifications in the Java computer programming language and the Spring Framework.


Thursday June 6, 2019 1:40pm - 3:50pm
Gray's & Torrey's 1500 E 128th Ave, Thornton, CO

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