Coding in Minecraft - Day 1 of 2 mw1

Wednesday, March 22, 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
TCC - TCC - Room 403

Pre-Registration Required

‘Coding in Minecraft’ is an immersive, easy-to-teach and standards-aligned CS curriculum that is FREE for all public schools in Washington and Alaska. In this 2-day workshop, come learn how to leverage Coding in Minecraft’s CSTA-aligned curriculum and the familiar world of Minecraft Education to help your students’ progress from the basics of using MakeCode to advanced coding with JavaScript or Python. You will get hands-on with our curriculum and leave ready to bring ‘Coding in Minecraft’ to your students – all at no cost! This workshop is 1, 3-hour session and 1, 2-hour session. You will need to be at both sessions to complete the entire training. You will also need to bring a device with Minecraft Education installed.

Administration, All Educators
Skill Level:
All levels
Grade Level:
All Grade Levels

Presented by

Jennifer Brown
Product Specialist

Jennifer Brown is the Product Specialist for Coding in Minecraft and has 18 years’ experience as both an educator and a trainer. She is a Global Minecraft Mentor, Microsoft Master Trainer, and Minecraft Certified trainer and has trained hundreds of teachers on game-based learning through Minecraft: Education Edition. As a former teacher, Jennifer is dedicated to the ideal that all students should have access to computer science. As the Product Specialist for Coding in Minecraft, Jennifer continues this dedication by training teachers how they can bring computer science to their students through the engaging curriculum of Coding in Minecraft.

Peter Doherty
Product Manager

Peter is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Global Minecraft Mentor and Minecraft Certified Trainer delivering Minecraft: Education Edition training courses to hundreds of teachers in the UK, Ireland and the US. He is also the Product Manager of the Coding in Minecraft credentials & curriculum by Prodigy Learning. Peter is also a Lecturer at one of the top 5 colleges of Further & Higher Education in the UK. He founded CoderDojo Belfast, a volunteer coding club for 120 kids developing their coding skills, and now embraces the game-based principles of Minecraft to teach CoderDojo members coding with MakeCode and JavaScript.