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No Fear Coding for K-5

Strategies and Tools to Get Started Now
Product code: CK5JSG
ISBN: 9781564848086
Published: 2019
Expected publication date: 06/2019
Topics: Curriculum, Coding & robotics, Computational thinking, STEM & STEAM

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$9.75 Member price
By Heidi Williams

Based on the book No Fear Coding: Computational Thinking Across the K-5 Curriculum, this six-page laminated reference guide provides K-5 educators with information on how to bring coding into their curriculum by embedding computational thinking skills into activities for every content area.

 The guide includes:

 • Lesson plans from Google and nofearcoding.org
 • Tips for using tools such as Bee-Bots, code.org, Scratch and ARIS
 • An overview of computational thinking, highlighting the ISTE Computational Thinking Competencies

(ISTE Jump Start Guide, 8.5" x 11", 3 laminated panels, 6 pages)
About the Author
Heidi Williams is a passionate coding and computational thinking advocate. Her over 25 years of experience in education include serving as language, science and mathematics teacher for grades 6-8, as well as roles as a differentiation specialist, technology integration specialist, instructional coach, gifted and talented coordinator, elementary principal and K-8 director of curriculum. Williams has shared her passion for integrating coding into the curriculum at local, state, regional and national conferences, and many have leveraged her expertise for conference presentations, coding coaching, professional development and K-12 scope and sequence alignment of computer science skills throughout the curriculum.