K-5 Professional Development

VIRTUAL Code.org CS Fundamentals & Unpacking the IN CS Standards

Learn to teach Code.org six CS Fundamentals courses, which are designed to be implemented across each year of elementary education and are built to be flexible for your classroom. This workshop will unpack the Indiana standards, explore the curriculum, and the tools for classroom management all from the comfort of your home.

    • Attendee: K-5 Computer Science Teacher, Media/Library Specialist, General Education classroom teacher
    • Length: 2 virtual meetings and 1 self-paced workshop 
    • Cost: $0
    • Dates: Various

Code.org CS Fundamentals & Unpacking the IN CS Standards

Learn to teach Code.org six CS Fundamentals courses, which are designed to be implemented across each year of elementary education and are built to be flexible for your classroom. This workshop will unpack the Indiana standards, explore the curriculum, and the tools for classroom management

    • Attendee: K-5 Computer Science Teacher, Media/Library Specialist, General Education classroom teacher
    • Length: 1 Day
    • Cost: $0
    • Sub-Fee Reimbursement: Yes
    • Dates: Various

Code.org CS Fundamentals Deep Dive

Teachers who have experience teaching the Code.org CS Fundamentals curriculum and are looking to dive deeper into the curriculum or get more support.  Educators will leave with a customized implementation plan, strategies for overcoming roadblocks, and ideas to foster a strong CS classroom.

    • Attendee: Open to educators with experience teaching CS Fundamentals –both those that have, and have not, previously attended the Code.org Intro workshop
    • Length: 1 Day
    • Cost: $0
    • Sub-Fee Reimbursement: Yes
    • Dates: Various

Unpacking the IN CS Standards & Integrating CS in K-5 

This workshop is specifically designed for elementary school educators who have been asked to bring computer science to their general education classrooms and are wondering the best way to add it in to their already busy schedules.  This workshop will unpack and explore the Indiana standards and share specific lessons, curriculums, and strategies to integrate CS into the classroom.

    • Attendee: New to Computer Science K-5 Teacher
    • Length: 1 Day
    • Cost: $0
    • Sub-Fee Reimbursement: Yes
    • Dates: Various

micro:Bit - CS Fundamentals and Beyond

Learn the capabilities of the micro:bit mini computer and how to integrate it into the CS Fundamentals classroom. This workshop is intended for educators who are wondering “what’s next?” after teaching the Code.org CS Fundamentals Courses E, F and/or Express and are anxious to add a physical computing device into their K-8 classroom

    • Attendee: Teacher already using Code.org's CS Fundamentals Course E, F, or Express
    • Length: 1 Day
    • Cost: $0
    • Sub-Fee Reimbursement: Yes
    • Dates: Various

Picademy (Raspberry Pi)

Picademy is the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s free, two-day training program that helps educators jump start their digital making journey. You’ll learn how to bring coding to life and explore new ways to create with technology.

After graduating from Picademy, attendees become Raspberry Pi Certified Educators and join an active network of educators around the world. They also gain access to high-quality educational resources as well as additional professional development opportunities within our network.

Picademy is for all educators, including classroom teachers, librarians, technology coaches, after-school and community educators and beyond. No experience with computer science or coding is required.

Want to learn more? Read this educator blog post to learn more about Picademy’s impact or watch the video below from the Picademy 2018 season.

Applications are due April 15, 2020.

    • Attendee: Any K-12 Educator
    • Length: 2 Days
    • Dates: June 15–16 or June 17–18

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