In this 90-minute hands-on workshop you will be introduced to the Codesters platform and pedagogy as you build your first Python program. You will learn core coding concepts and how to monitor student progress using Codesters LMS, and leave with a plan for getting started with students.
This 90-minute hands-on workshop is a deeper dive into Python basics that includes variables, dot notation, syntax, and debugging strategies. You will also learn about tools for teaching coding - with an emphasis on distance learning. Prerequisite: Level 1 PD or prior experience teaching with Codesters.
In this 90-minute hands-on workshop you will advance your coding skills with an exploration of Python conditionals (if statements). You will learn about tools and best practices from role model Codesters teachers and leave with ideas to transform your classroom. Prerequisite: Level 2 PD or prior experience teaching with Codesters.
In this 90-minute hands-on workshop you will advance your coding skills with an exploration of Codesters events. Learn how to make things happen when you click on a sprite, move your mouse, or when sprites collide! Learn how to support students in creating open ended projects and capstones. Prerequisite: Level 3 PD or prior experience teaching with Codesters.
Join this 90-minute PD for a deep dive into loops. Learn the ins and outs of for-loops, when to use them, and where you can expect to find them in our curriculum. Leave this PD feeling confident in your own understanding of for-loops and ready to support your students as they learn and experiment with loops.