In this episode, robotics and STEM educator Regena Landry joins to talk about her journey with teaching coding to young ones and how educators can get about a dread of coding in the classroom. If you’ve at any time imagined to by yourself, “Why is coding critical?” then you’ll want to tune into this conversation. You are going to also hear about no cost, paper-dependent and digital equipment for any educator to get began with computational contemplating and coding with pupils of all ages!
This week’s episode is titled: “Getting In excess of a Worry of Instructing Coding to Youngsters with Regena Landry.” And I am so fired up for you to hear this dialogue with robotics and STEM educator Regena Landry. I initial arrived throughout Regena’s get the job done whilst examining new articles or blog posts on Edutopia. She shared a piece all about her journey with coding and I considered the topic of finding around a fear of coding would be a fantastic one particular to explore on the podcast. The thought of teaching coding to kids and incorporating computer system science is 1 that can experience intimidating if you do not have a whole lot of own or skilled experience in this region.
If you listened to episode selection 153 with Laurie Guyon about creating pc science requirements entertaining, then this is a fantastic companion piece to that discussion.
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Training Coding to Little ones Suggestions
- Very first, introduce computational thinking devoid of technology.
- Up coming, link to move-by-stage, each individual day ordeals.
- Then, discover on line sources like scratch.
- Ultimately, construct this way of wondering into day to day interactions.
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