This 12-hour professional learning course encourages middle school teachers to adopt computer science principles into their everyday teaching.
Online course only--no robots included.
Gain a broader understanding of how coding and robotics fit into your everyday teaching with this foundational course (12 hours in total). Explore how tech tools can introduce students to computer science, addresses best practices of learning theory, complement thoughtful instructional design, and impact classroom environments. Delve into the why before tackling the what and the how of Wonder Workshop’s robots.
Each course module begins with an introduction and learning objectives for you, the educator, and then wraps up with a concrete connection to the Cue robot. The modules contain a mix of original and curated multimedia content, leveraging expertise and opinions from the field, plus have multiple checkpoints for reflection via Wonder Workshop's Discussion Forum and FlipGrid (video reflections). Each course module is designed to take about two hours to complete (12 hours in total).
MODULE 1: The Ever-changing EdTech Landscape (2 hours)
MODULE 2: Constructing Student Autonomy (2 hours)
MODULE 3: Computer Science Conundrum (2 hours)
MODULE 4: Robots All Around Us (2 hours)
MODULE 5: An Interdisciplinary Approach (2 hours)
MODULE 6: Robot Basics 101: Cue (2 hours)
Following course purchase, you will receive a Litmos platform login and will have a newly extended 6-month period (180 days) to complete the course.