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MIE Teacher Training - Creative Coding through Apps and Games

  • New York State Museum 270 State Street Meeting Room D Albany, New York 12230 (map)

Teachers who are interested in re-imagining their teaching through 21st century workforce skills should attend this FREE training. You will come away with ideas and methods that can be used immediately in your classroom.

This 6-hour Teacher Academy provides teachers an orientation to the Creative Coding through Games and Apps (CCGA) course curriculum and an introduction to the TouchDevelop platform and online CCGA tutorials. The CCGA curriculum is intended for middle school through early secondary classroom settings and no previous computer science or coding experience is required.

Learning outcomes include:

  1. Introduction to TouchDevelop and the span of coding concepts addressed in the course
  2. Introduction to all course materials and how to use them
  3. Understanding for how to teach Units 1 -4 of the course
  4. A detailed roadmap for further preparations that may be needed to teach the full course. Participant pre-work prior to the workshop is required

By completing the training, you will earn a completion certificate for your participation.

The MIE program was designed by teachers and teacher trainers for K-12 educators across all subjects. It increases the knowledge and integration of technology tools to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom, enabling teachers and students to get more out of the Microsoft products they love.

To download a flyer for this event click here.

Registration note: Please ensure to provide your school and job role within the registration to ensure you are accepted into the training. In order to ensure you receive all pre-event communications, please provide your primary email address and cell phone contact information.

Lunch: We will break for lunch at which time you can grab lunch offsite or bring your own lunch.