Coding Workshop: CodeHS (FREE)

When:
April 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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2020-04-02T18:00:00-05:00

Learning to Code with Karel the Dog!Thursday, April 2, 20204 – 6 p.m. | University of St. Francis (Joliet)LaVerne & Dorothy Brown Science Hall Lab B206Workshop is best suited for those teaching in grades 6-12Directions and ParkingThis event is free of charge (space is limited)
Educators may earn two (2) PD clock hours for this workshop.
Reserve Your Seat for this FREE Event
Educators will learn basic coding principles in the fun world of Karel the Dog—no coding experience required! The session will also focus on the importance of teaching computer science, as well as basics of the CodeHS platform and how it can help students to learn how to code. MAKE several Karel the Dog programs (in JavaScript) to share with anyone you like and TAKE your knowledge and CodeHS materials back to teach your students to code, too!
Instructor Lea Sloan has been part of computer science education since she was bitten by the teaching coding bug in 2004. She has taught computer science courses to high school students, college students, and corporate web developers. Lea is currently the Director of Professional Development for CodeHS, a comprehensive platform for teaching coding and computer science, and previously served as the organization’s Computer Science Curriculum Developer.
Contact REAL Office – 815-740-3699