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Introduction to Coding: Middle School Learning Blade Course

Target Audience: 5th-9th Grade Teachers

The Learning Blade "Intro to Coding" course is an easy way to introduce middle school students to coding block requirements and teach basic concepts in text-based coding. The course contains online and offline student learning including robust teacher lesson plans. Lessons will include topics such as the role of computers in society, concepts of basic algorithms, text-based code elements including statements, variables, and comments, common hacking methods and means for combatting them, and many more.

In this session you will experience online lessons and unplugged activities, learn how to navigate the course guide, and practice coding activities with a former AP Computer Science teacher.

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Virtual workshop details

June 20, 2023 |  8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT  |  5th-9th Grade Teachers

Instructor: Jennifer Gregory, Tenneseee state manager, Learning Blade 

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Two male students code on a laptop computer

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