Single Point Rubrics: What They Are And How To Use Them In the Classroom
August 7, 2023
Unlock the potential of single-point rubrics! Learn how to implement them in the classroom for deeper student understanding and impactful feedback. Elevate your teaching game with this comprehensive guide!
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How to create your first learning contract for your elementary students
May 24, 2023
Learning contracts are agreements between you and your students that outline specific learning goals, expectations, and steps necessary in order to achieve those goals.
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Effective assessment tools for busy elementary teachers
April 13, 2023
Everyday in an elementary school classroom is a balancing act and finding time to fit everything in can be a challenge. That’s why in this blog post we’ve compiled a few time-saving assessment tools for busy teachers.
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Parents, See What Your Kids Are Learning
August 21, 2019
We've been overwhelmed with positive feedback since launching Kodable for Parents in November. Our team has been hard at work making lots of exciting updates to the game, for your kids.
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New Computer Science Standards Reporting and Assignments
March 14, 2017
In January we announced our plan to focus on teaching computer science with intention. We released a comprehensive set of Computer Science standards to aid schools looking to focus their instruction...
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Introducing Elementary Computer Science Standards!
January 24, 2017
When coding was first introduced a few years ago, a self-driven, easy to use game was necessary. It needed to be introduced in a quick way for teachers without any previous CS knowledge to be able to fit it into their lessons.
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Piloting: Step 3 to Implementing Computer Science in Elementary
June 17, 2016
After casual exposure and experimentation with multiple options, you've had your "WOW!" moment and you're ready to pilot one program with structured goals and meaning.
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Experimentation: Step 2 to Implementing Computer Science in Elementary
June 10, 2016
An iPad loaded with all of the latest and greatest coding apps can make you feel like a kid in a candy store: you want to sample everything before making a decision.
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Metacognition and Computer Science
April 22, 2016
We’ve all been there. I was standing in front of my 30 fourth graders, modeling a multi-step equation involving fractions and decimals. Talking through the problem, I didn’t even catch myself misplacing my decimal point in the solution.
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Measuring Coding Progress: 5 Ways to Check for Understanding
September 18, 2015
Teachers are constantly required to gauge student learning and report on student progress. To do this, we confer with students, do whole group checks throughout lessons, and constantly assess student learning formally and informally.
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