Teacher Training:
Breaking Down
K-2 Coding Basics

Enjoy this free webinar to learn all about K-2 coding basics. Explore the benefits of bringing coding into your classroom, and what coding means for a 5-7 year-old student.
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Watch the Four Part Training Session

Explore the benefits of bringing computer science into your classroom. In this session you will learn K-2 coding basics
  • Get to the bottom of what “coding” really means for a 5-7 year old
  • Discover the benefits of coding with K-2 students
  • Review the difference between coding, computer science, makerspaces, and other  STEM buzzwords to see what works best for your unique students
  • Learn how to ask questions and get ideas from other elementary coding teachers
What is coding in elementary school?

Part 1: What is "Coding" in Elementary?

What is coding in K-2? This quick video will describe coding in elementary and what it means for an elementary student.
Benefits of k-2 coding

Part 2: Benefits of Coding in Elementary

Adding coding to your curriculum has benefits for students, including resilience and problem solving, but also has benefits for teachers and admins as well.
Stem buzzwords

Part 3: Common STEM and Ed-Tech Vocabulary

In this video, we’ll break down common ed-tech buzzwords like code, algorithm, program, STEM, makerspace, and project-based learning.
How to ask coding questions and get ideas

Part 4: How to Join the Coding Teacher Community

Discover how to join the community of ed-tech teachers who are helping their students learn to code.

Resources For your first Coding Lesson

Unplugged Coding Activities
20+ projects that teach real coding concepts while emphasizing computer science mindsets.
How to Teach Coding with PBL
Maddie from @EdTechClassroom shares how she uses project based learning  to teach coding.
Kodable Hour of Code Activities
Join the Hour of Code with these free Kodable Activities ranging from Kindergarten to 5th grade.
Holiday Coding Videos
Videos to tie in with major holidays and subjects like Math, ELA, and Science.
Teach Coding in Reading Centers
First grade teacher, Melissa Moyers used Kodable in reading centers.
Free Play Coding in First Grade
Teacher Lynda Chase decided to start with coding as a free-play option for her first year.  

More Training Sessions

Kids working on project
Coding in Action: How and Where to Start
Discover how you can start a coding program with your students this school year! We'll cover how to choose the right platform, introducing to students, and set up.
Child working on project
Tracking and Measuring K-2 Coding Progress
Review how coding aligns with academic standards and how to use creative projects as formative and summative evaluation tools.

November 2, 12pm ET/9am PT