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Tuesday, November 14 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Crack the Code - Learn Coding through Play
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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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 →

Amie Wallace

Lower School Teacher, Sidwell Friends School
A newcomer to this generation’s tech world, Amie Wallace has co-taught with Eve Eaton at Sidwell Friends School for four years. After both working with and learning from Eve about introducing coding in our classroom, and attending the EdTech Teacher Summit in 2013, she clearly sa... Read More →

Tuesday November 14, 2017 3:45pm - 4:45pm
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