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Thursday, February 8 • 11:00 - 12:00
Getting Students Coding

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Programming is not just for nerds and computer scientists, it is being used across all disciplines. You'll be able to see examples of some easy ways to start programming, including Scratch, Touch Develop, Google Apps Script, Swift, Python, OpenSCAD, and Arduino. Regardless of what, or who, you teach you can find something here that will interest you. In an increasingly automated world, we can prepare students to direct and control the machines.

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David Hay

Teacher, Elk Island Public Schools
David Hay taught high school science and technology courses for ten years, was a consultant for seven years in the areas of technology and innovation, and most recently taught Grade 6. He is currently on a one-year leave working for Cybera on the Callysto project.


Thursday February 8, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Shaw CC: Salon 9 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 128
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English