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Wednesday, July 10 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
How to Be Okay with Students Running Circles Around You OR Incorporating Computer Science to Increase Student Engagement

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If you want 100% engagement, incorporate coding into your lesson. Accepting that your students will probably know more about coding & computer science than you eliminates a lot of the anxiety you may have about trying something new. We will use TEACHER FRIENDLY and FREE tools to incorporate math, writing skills, etc. across the curriculum while students use coding to create interactive and engaging projects. All students can code and so can you!!!
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TJ Olenja

Teacher - Gateway To Technology, "Berea Middle School Greenville County Schools "
I have spent most of my career as a math teacher. In 2014 I had the opportunity to teach Gateway to Technology; which is a programmed designed to teach students the fundamentals of Engineering and to prepare them to be 21st Century Learners. I have also implemented Google's Computer... Read More →

Wednesday July 10, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT