Monday, July 31, 2017

Getting Ready for Your Code.org CS Fundamentals Workshop

When I lead code.org workshops, I bring with robots and other tools to help teach Computational Thinking (CT). In order to have more time to work with these tools, you could complete 10 puzzles in Code Studio ahead of time. Here are some videos to help you get started:

Creating a Teacher account in Code.org




Completing 10 puzzles in Code Studio

You could complete 10 puzzles in any of the new courses A-F  Go to the following link to choose the course that is best for you.

https://code.org/educate/curriculum/elementary-school 



Thursday, July 6, 2017

Scratch Day 7/28/17



Join us for our first Scratch Day in central Minnesota! 



Have you used Scratch or just starting to dabble in it? We want you to come and share your experiences and learn with others!

We will follow the feel of an EdCamp, unconference! In the morning we will plan the sessions. You get to pick what you want to learn about!

When: Friday, July 28
Where: Henrietta Academic Building 37 College Avenue South Saint Joseph, MN 56374
Cost:FREE


Click here to register


If you have any questions, please ask! 
kalthoff@pd.code.org

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Summer Professional Development

Summer Professional Development
Here are a few opportunities for summer professional development that I plan to attend.





With all of these professional development opportunities, you will need a way to organize your hours, requirements, and certificates of attendance. Check out www.ermarie.com to keep your information safe!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Independent Study - Graduate Credit




I have collaborated with St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, to create a one credit independent study course. I am very excited that this project is coming to actualization, and I want to make sure to include you all in this epic opportunity!

Watch for updates more information about registration and class specifics coming shortly or send me an email at akalthof@smumn.edu