Balancing Technology with Unplugged Opportunities (WA21)
Wednesday, March 4 10:30 am–12:20 pm
WCC - ro
It's not always practical to sit kids at computers to teach them the fundamentals of computer science. This workshop will show you how to incorporate unplugged activities into your lessons to provide variety and opportunities for deeper understanding.
|Focus Area:||Coding, CTE, CTO/IT Specialists, Emerging Trends, Professional Development, STEM/STEAM|
|Skill Level:||Beginner, Intermediate|
|BYOD Needs:||Any device should do. Laptop recommended, but tablet or phone will be useful otherwise.
Note: Be sure your electronic device has a fully charged battery as only limited power sources will be available.
Kiki Prottsman, Microsoft MakeCode
Kiki is an author and entrepreneur, known mostly for her work with computer science, including several books, beginning with Computational Thinking and Coding for Every Student, My First Coding Book, and Disney’s Coding with Anna and Elsa. In her spare time, Kiki runs an educational YouTube channel called KIKIvsIT, which helped her win the 2018 Game Changer award and silver for Stevie’s coveted 2017 Female Innovator of the Year Award.