Coding Webinars and Workshops for Primary Teachers
We are celebrating EU Code Week (10-25 Oct) with a series of free online workshops and webinars aimed at primary teachers who want to bring coding into the classroom.
Workshops will be more interactive and will run from 7.30-8.30pm.
Webinars will be more presentational and will run from 8.00-8.30pm.
Tuesday 6th October – Coding for Literacy at Key Stage 1 Workshop
This course will explore how coding can be used to enhance your students' reading and writing skills at Key Stage 1 through a series of ‘plugged’ and ‘unplugged’ activities.
Tuesday 6th October – Computational Thinking at Foundation Webinar
Teach your students to 'think like a computer'! This taster session will explore using ICT computational thinking skills through a series of cross-curricular ‘plugged’ and ‘unplugged’ activities aimed at Foundation Stage teachers and learners.
Wednesday 7th October – Beginning Coding Webinar
Want to bring code into your classroom but not sure how to do it? This short webinar will introduce you to our coding progression framework and present some exciting ideas for classroom implementation.
Thursday 8th October – Coding at Key Stage 2 Workshop
Scratch is an online coding platform where little minds can create their own interactive stories, games, and animations. This online course for Key Stage 2 teachers will explore using Scratch 3.0 across the curriculum.
Thursday 8th October – Games-Based Coding Apps Webinar
In this webinar, we will take at look at the pros and cons of three popular game-based coding apps – Code-A-Pillar (Foundation), Lightbot Jnr (KS1) and Cargobot (KS2) – that aim to help pupils to learn code while having fun.
Click on the links above to find out more information about each individual workshop/webinar including what you need for each one.
Please note, these online sessions are only open to teachers, classroom assistants and student teachers based in Northern Ireland.