Meetups

Code Club for Teachers (Riccarton)

Code Club for Teachers (Riccarton)

Aug 1, 2018 - Jan 9, 2020

These workshops are for absolute beginners and those who have dabbled with programming and coding. We integrate programming projects and Computational Thinking (CSUnplugged) activities into an integrated unit. The theme of this series of workshops is: Aotearoa - our home, our kainga.

Session date times

  • Wednesday 1st of August 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday 15th of August 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday 29th of August 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Wednesday 12th of September 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Outcomes for teachers

How to integrate digital technologies and computational thinking into curriculum areas. Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of programming using age appropriate programming languages.

This meet up will be delivered in English however the content will be really beneficial to kura Māori also. We invite all Māori Medium kaiako to attend as the skills and knowledge covered in these sessions are relevant to Māori Medium contexts.

Key focus

How to integrate learning experiences through digital technologies. How to use games, coding and thinking strategies to support learning.

Why you should attend this session

Teachers and leaders from New Entrants to Year 10, this event is for those interested in developing and furthering their knowledge and learning new skills around digital technologies, computational thinking and problem solving to promote learning.

No matter what your level of expertise, you’ll be able to learn and extend your knowledge of both the new digital technologies content and ways to implement key learning across the curriculum.

Presenters

Tracy Henderson is experienced at leading Digital Technologies in the primary to pre-NCEA area. She has lead numerous successful “seed” projects over the past three years to refine and learn how best to support teachers and school leaders to be empowered to teach and lead Digital Technologies in their schools and Communities of Learning (CoLs).

Joanne Roberts is an experienced primary school teacher. She has taught in mainstream, bilingual and Māori immersion classrooms. She enjoys linking Digital Technologies concepts to te ao Māori and making this accessible to everyone.

Melissa Jones is an experienced Digital Technologies teacher working at Ellesmere College.

Sorry, registrations for this event closed on Wednesday 8th of January 2020

Meetup details:

Date:

Aug 1, 2018 - Jan 9, 2020

Time:

04:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Type:

Meet-up

Status:

9 places left

Venue:

Upper Riccarton Library

71 Main South Rd

Sockburn

Christchurch