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Coding & Robotics Link Pack!

Coding & Robotics Link Pack!

  Just FYI: When I speak to groups of educators about coding and robotics, these are the resources I recommend most often.     NAEYC Position Statement on Technology and Interactive Media http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/PS_technology_WEB2.pdf   K-12...

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Online Workshops for Teachers

Online Workshops for Teachers

This fall I will be leading two online workshops for educators who are interested in teaching coding and robotics to young students. Workshops & Dates: Introducing Coding to Young Students October 9-22, 2017 Introducing Robotics to Young Students October 30-November...

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The Joy and Intrigue of Broken Toys

The Joy and Intrigue of Broken Toys

  Toys break. Wheels pop off axles, dolls lose their hair or even their heads, and the batteries inside mechanical pets weaken and die. As parents and teachers, we often try to protect young children from these events, repairing and replacing toys while they’re not...

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Upcoming Events

GOAEYC Fall Conference

Robotics for Young Children

Location:  Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois

Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Book Launch Party!

Celebrating the release of Robotics for Young Children

Location: Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston
Date: Saturday October 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm

NAGC Annual Conference

Coding Constructions: Hands-On Activities that Teach Computer Science Concepts

Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: November 10, 2017

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