Posts Tagged ‘chrisbetcher’

Coding for Kids

Presenter: Chris Betcher Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia Chris Betcher on G+ Presentation Title: Coding for Kids Presentation Description: While not every student might want to write their own software, understanding the big ideas of coding is a skill that all students would benefit from, even the very young ones. Understanding the key ideas of computational […]

Teaching Kids To Think Using Scratch

Presenter: Chris Betcher Location: Sydney, Australia Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Teaching Kids To Think Using Scratch Presentation Description: Scratch is a simple yet powerful programming language for children that is very easy to use yet contains many of the important programming constructs found in more “grown up” languages. This presentation […]

Ways of Working

Presenter: Chris Betcher Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to presenter’s K12Online Ning Profile page Presentation Title: Ways of Working Presentation Description: This presentation explores a range of ideas that teachers could use to make a real-world task richer and more meaningful for their students. Using a large public art event as the focus, it looks […]

Thank you to Live Events Committee

There are many things that make the K12online Conference a unique event. One is that in many ways it’s not an event. The sessions are always available, it breaks down barriers of time. However, one of the other things that make the K12 online conference unique is the desire people to get together synchronously. To […]