For teachers of K-6 students. Learn about coding and computer programming with fun, easy-to-use iPad apps that encourage critical thinking skills and make learning fun and relevant for students from K-6.
NOTE: Includes new 2019 Science and Technology syllabus information!
About the course
With the new NSW Science and Technology K-6 Curriculum being implemented this year, it is important to learn how to teach coding and technology and how to integrate it into our teaching.
Learn about coding and computational thinking with fun, easy-to-use iPad apps that encourage critical thinking skills and make learning fun and relevant for students from K-6. This course introduces coding concepts and pedagagogy for teachers of K-6 school students using easy-to-use iPad apps that develop programming and coding skills with activities that include problem-solving, sequencing, designing, mathematical and computational skills and simple code presented in fun and interactive ways that engage young students.
Will also include one session introducing robotics and resources for use in education. Experience robotics in action with Sphero, Dasht and more, and imagine the fun and learning it could bring to your classroom!
Scope and sequence and lesson ideas linked to curriculum outcomes provided. Hands-on time to experiment with apps.
Learn how to use iPads as an effective teaching and learning tool in the 21st Century classroom with creative tasks, collaboration and higher-order thinking linked to many curriculum areas, but with a strong emphasis on STEM subjects.
Bring an iPad to get the most out of the day in a hands-on environment. You may also like to bring a laptop for web-based resources.
Also a NESA Approved Refresher Course for Returning Teachers.
NOTE: To pay by cheque or invoice please select PAY BY INVOICE after CHECKOUT , and an invoice will be emailed. Alternatively you can email me to register.
What should I bring to the event?
iPad preferably with the most recent IOS update and the suggested apps and a laptop (optional).
What apps will I need?
You will be sent an email prior to the course with a list of suggested apps that will be used on the day, most of which will be FREE apps.
There are no refunds for tickets, but a ticket for a subsequent course will be offered.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Contact via www.bevbabbage.com, email email@example.com or via phone 0419 254 805