07 Feb Join the Ignite My Future in School TECHademy!
Want to deepen the impact you can make in your classroom? Join the Ignite My Future in School TECHademy!
Join us to learn, connect and share with educators and thought-leaders in your community during a free day of immersive professional learning to dive into the world of computational thinking in partnership with Grant Wood Area Education Agency. Through an immersive, hands-on agenda, you will learn ways to seamlessly connect computational thinking strategies to standards across a variety of subject areas. You’ll leave ready to put these strategies into practice with over 40 transdisciplinary lesson plans from Ignite My Future in School.
Date And Time
Tue, March 24, 2020
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM CDT
Grant Wood Area Education Agency — 33rd Avenue Facility
1120 33rd Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Reserve your seat today! Don’t miss out on this fun, dynamic day of professional learning — there will be giveaways of drones and other tech goodies!
All educators welcome to join and take home FREE transdisciplinary resources and strategies designed to effectively engage classrooms with the foundations of computational thinking across subject areas through engaging lessons like:
Emoji Essay (Social Studies and ELA)
Read, analyze, and abstract the content within a piece of literature into emojis, and capture the main themes of the text for someone who does not speak the English language.
Build a Movement (ELA, Math, and Social Studies)
Analyze what makes memes and movements go “viral” on social media, and use that knowledge to bring awareness to important social issues.
Drop the Beat (Arts, Engineering, Music, Science)
Experience how songs are built on patterns and how they can loop these patterns in order to efficiently create new music, much like computer coders use loops to create computer programs.