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Tuesday, November 14 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Crack the Code - Learn Coding through Play

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Through a series of non-tech games, help children learn why coding works. Two first grade teachers share their journey of experimentation and play with coding, and how they empowered students to collaborate and take risks before trying out their problem solving skills on iPad games, such as Scratch Jr. and Lightbot. Along the way, students reflected on their learning in their Think Books or by recording their thoughts in videos.

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avatar for Eve Eaton

Eve Eaton

Teacher, Sidwell Friends School
Eve Eaton teaches at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. Over the past two years, she has worked to integrate iPads into her classroom. She has discovered practical ways to seamlessly integrate this technology into the curriculum and is interested in helping others learn from her mistakes. She currently teaches first grade at Sidwell Friends Lower School, after having taught fourth graders for well over a decade. Eve is a regular contributor to the... Read More →
avatar for Jenni Swanson Voorhees

Jenni Swanson Voorhees

Lower School Academic Dean and Director of LS Academic Technology, Sidwell Friends School
Jenni Swanson Voorhees is the Coordinator of All-School Academic Technology at Sidwell Friends School. At the Lower School she serves as Academic Dean and Academic Technology Director. She has been integrating iPads since 2011 with a focus on pedagogy and purpose. With her colle... Read More →


Tuesday November 14, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Silver Ballroom 2 (NEXT)
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