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Code Club Teacher Training @ AgriTech Incubator

AgriTech Incubator

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)

Code Club Teacher Training @ AgriTech Incubator

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The AgriTech Incubator at Charles Sturt University is pleased to be offering a one-day Teacher Training workshop delivered by Code Club Australia!

Please join us for this FREE one-day training that will provide you with the confidence and ability to bring coding to your classroom. This training is open to librarians and teachers across all sectors. By the end of this training, you will be ready to teach coding to your students.

The day will consist of project-based learning that can be completed in Scratch or Python depending on the teacher's experience and age of students taught. Whether you have never felt like a "techy" or if you are ready to build on prior skills, this training is for you!

Please register just for yourself (do not register on behalf of others) and encourage colleagues to register independently. There is a limit of three teachers per school for this free event. In the case of unexpected absence, all registering teachers are asked to nominate an alternate attendee. Contact us anytime with questions!

As part of the registration process, you are asked to email through, or bring a Letter of Nomination from your Principal or Line Manager.

Our Day:

  • 9:00 Arrivals, introductions and shared experiences
  • 9:30Demystifying coding in the classroom with unplugged activities
  • 10:30 Getting started with Scratch... or Python (Teacher's preference)
  • 11:30 Using code to teach other subjects (Math, Reading, Science)
  • 12:30-1:00 Break for lunch (BYO Lunch)
  • 1:00 Code Club Curriculum and Resources. Projects that are ready to be used today!
  • 1:45 Debugging: How to help students who know more than you?
  • 2:00 Code Club Project: Hardware, hands-on coding
  • 2:30 Inquiry-based learning
  • 3:00Register for materials and final questions.

What we need from you:

  1. Register for the event via this page
  2. Nominate an alternative attendee should your circumstances change (please name them in your principal's letter)
  3. Email, or print and bring with you, a letter of nomination from your principal** (details at bottom of this page)
  4. Bring your own laptop (Chromebooks, PCs and Macs are all fine!)

Completing Code Club in the Classroom - Teacher Training will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 2.6.2, 3.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Accreditation in NSW. Code Club Australia is endorsed to provide NESA Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher Level.


 

** Principal nomination letter shall include the following:
School letterhead complete with postal address.
Your name as nominated teacher attending.
Name of elected alternate should you become unavailable.
A pledge to register for FREE Code Club Materials, for use in the classroom or for a Code Club following the PD.

A template nomination letter can be found here

 

 

 


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Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
Boorooma Street
Building 6 (Car Park 11)
North Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650
Australia

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (AEST)


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AgriTech Incubator

The AgriTech Incubator is the third incubator of the Multi-Regional Hub Program at Charles Sturt University (CSU) funded under the Boosting Business Innovation Program of NSW Department of Industry. With significant additional funding from CSU the AgriTech Incubator aims to spark innovation and economic development in the Riverina.

The Incubator will support the development of start-up companies and facilitate innovation between regional small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by providing access to expertise and University facilities.

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