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VSTE Goes Green: Over the years we’ve made an effort to reduce the amount of paper waste that gets accumulated by reducing the scope of the printed program. This year we will provide a printed conference program with only a summary schedule of the sessions available during each breakout session. For the full detailed listing of each session we encourage attendees to make use of our online schedule here which will work on mobile devices and all major platforms.

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Monday, December 8 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cracking the Code: Coding for Elementary Kids

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Learning to code is amazing and fun because you can get instant results. Coding combines creativity, science, art, logic and storytelling, which is important for our 21st century learners. If you would like to learn how to code and what programs and apps to use with elementary students then this is the session for you. Feel free to bring an iDevice or laptop. We'll even discuss how to start an after school coding club and how coding has been introduced in 3 elementary schools, from kindergarten to 5th grade!

Presenters
avatar for Valerie Fawley

Valerie Fawley

ITRC, W. W. Robinson Elementary School
Instructional Technology Resource Coach W. W. Robinson Elementary School | I love helping teachers integrate technology into their classroom, especially when it comes to coding and robotics at the elementary level!
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Kat Staton

Technology Teacher, Ashby Lee Elementary
I am a technology teacher for PreK-5. We use GAFE, iPads, Kahoot, robots, etc. and we LOVE to code!! I run several after school Coding and Robotics clubs. National Geographic Certified Educator, Google Certified Educator, Nearpod Certified Educator, Plickers Ambassador, Discovery Education Ambassador and Wonder Innovation Squad Ambassador. Come talk to me!


Monday December 8, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
3B

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