Episode 132

Getting Non-Coding Teachers into CS

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Join us in an enlightening conversation with Dora Palfi, co-founder of Imagi, and Chelsea Clagg, an instructional technology coach from Frederick County, Virginia, who share their experiences with making coding education more inclusive and accessible. Learn about the challenges and triumphs of implementing coding programs in schools, and how tools like the Imagi Charm are designed to make coding tangible and relatable for students. Discover how non-coder teachers are overcoming their hesitations and embracing coding to inspire a new generation of learners.

This episode sheds light on the importance of coding in today’s education and the crucial role of creativity and cross-curricular connections in engaging students. Hear firsthand accounts of teachers and educators who, despite having no coding background, have successfully integrated coding into their curriculum, making it a valuable tool for enhancing cognitive skills and preparing students for the future. Explore the transformative power of coding education and how it’s shaping the educators of tomorrow.

Whether you are a seasoned coding professional or a curious newcomer to the field of education technology, this episode offers valuable insights into making coding accessible and fun for everyone. Through real-world examples and engaging discussions, discover how coding is not just about learning a new language but about building a foundation for critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity in the digital age.

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