Friday, May 8, 2015

Riding the Wave 2015 Conference day 2

After presenting about the Kids Who Code project with Mrs. Caldwell this morning, I attended two sessions.  

Global Read Aloud #GRA15
Presented by:  Jennifer Young

The project is a global reading collaboration which brings classrooms around the world together to focus on common texts.  Educators nominate books and they are short listed for a final vote.  There are different book choices for each age group. The 2015 read aloud starts October 5 and I am excited to join this interesting book study collaboration!

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Kids Can Code
Presenter: Meagan Chopek

It was great to hear from another Manitoban early years teacher who is also teaching coding!  Meagan shared a lot of great ideas for "unplugged" activities and for using Kodable, Tynker and Scratch Jr. in the classroom.  Her blog is 

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