Tuesday Tech Thoughts

Beth Rihtar-- Instructional Tech Coach, Park Ridge, Illinois

The Hour of Code is here! December 6-13, 2015

Starting next week, we're going to be coding crazy here at Field! Last year, we had an amazing 16 classrooms that participated, and several classrooms continued coding past the event itself. This year, I'm hoping that we can at least match that, and get some new coders. How can you incorporate code into your room, and what are some of the benefits?
Go to Code.org for easy Hour of Code modules!

Students can login using their Google login, or for K-1 users, you can easily copy/paste a roster and use a simplified login. Minecraft and Star Wars themes are featured this year, but there are also longer courses, so students can continue!

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Click here to log YOUR code! Let's code together!

Participants all over D64 will log their code during the next week.. help us set a new record of minutes coded and lines written!

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Beth Rihtar

Job-embedded professional development; talks to teachers about tech integration, best practices, efficiency, 4Cs; Google Certified Educator, bassist for the Northwest Symphony Orchestra; teacher of 20 years.