Target Audience: 5th-9th Grade Teachers
Explore the new INTRO TO CODING resource in Learning Blade. Designed to provide an easy way to introduce 7th and 8th-grade students to coding. The course contains 20 hours of online and offline student learning including robust teacher lesson plans. Online lessons will include topics such as the role of computers in society, concepts of basic algorithms, text-based code elements including statements, variables, and comments, common hacking methods and means for combating them, and many more.
The session will also review how teachers across the states helped their students learn about high-demand STEM, CTE, and computer science careers by exploring the over 400 online lessons aligned to grades 5-9 standards?
Learning Blade is free for teachers in AL, AR, ID, LA, MO, MS, SC, and TN. Teachers should create a free account prior to the session.