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2017 CANeLearn Symposium & BC Digital Learning Conference
  • April 5 – 7, 2017 — Vancouver, British Columbia
Blending Boundaries: Leading Digital Disruption, Innovation & Equitable Learning

Wednesday Pre-Symposium (registration required to attend)
  • Daily parking only $15 at the Bayshore Hotel!
  • Mini-Symposium only $95

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Wednesday, April 5 • 13:45 - 15:15
Coding Unplugged -No Strings attached

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When "Computer Coding" and "App Development" entered the common lexicon, educators tended to react with either fear or enthusiasm. Now that we are *here*-- immersed in the renewed curriculum, and with an understanding of incorporating Coding into it...authentically... with concerns swirling around regarding screen time and automatons vs critical thinkers, how can coding be included and alleviate the angst? Join me for a fun-filled and active hour of coding-- with no screens, no devices, barely even any electricity. Activities and resources you can use in your classroom tomorrow-- that teach coding from the perspective of Challenge Based learning and problem solving.  Suitable for all grades k-12, and staff professional development. 

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Lisa Read

Information Technology Coordinator; Associate Faculty (RRU), SD79(Cowichan Valley); Royal Roads University
As the Information Technology Coordinator for SD79 (Cowichan Valley), Lisa brings 20+ years of K-12 classroom experience to her role in helping teachers integrate technology into their practice. She is also a member of BCERAC's Professional Learning Team, as well as Associate Faculty at Royal Roads, in the MALAT program.

Wednesday April 5, 2017 13:45 - 15:15

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