Teacher Training

We create opportunities for educators to introduce new tools into their lesson plans. Here’s where you can find out more about our extra-curricular offerings, which range from casual meetups to full-day sessions.

Training

Our training sessions get educators excited about code, which is the first step in promoting digital literacy among students.

Half Day

4 hours grade k - 12 beginner

Learn the key concepts, perspectives and practices that make coding a valuable tool for learning, problem solving and innovation. This workshop also introduces subjects like computational thinking, block coding, physical computing with the micro:bit and more, and trains you on integrating these tools into your curriculum. Micro:bits included.

Full Day

7 hours grade k - 12 beginner - intermediate

Extending the above training to a full day, this workshop dives deeper into understanding the micro:bit, and immerses you in several one-hour modules that extend coding to music, science, math, physical activity and more. Micro:bits included.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Unplugged activities
  • Basic programming concepts
  • Hardware basics
  • Optional advanced material

WHAT YOU’LL LEAVE WITH

  • Micro:bits
  • Lesson plans
  • Posters and books
  • Curated resources
  • 1055 teachers trained
  • 18,568 kids reached
  • Trainings in every province

The Mighty Micro:bit

The micro:bit is a small programmable computer that promotes inclusive and creative learning that primes students to explore the rich potential of physical computing. Use it to teach any subject, from science to physical education.

EXPLORE

Meetups

Want to share knowledge, experiment with new technologies and build a network of educators in major cities across Canada - in a fun, relaxed environment? Our recurring Meetups connect K-12 educators who want to learn the best and easiest ways to bring code into their classrooms. These Meetups are open to any K-12 educator, regardless of subject or level of expertise.

SUBJECTS INCLUDED

Computational
Thinking

Interactive Hardware
(micro:bit)

Block-based Coding
(Scratch 3.0, art:bit)

470+ educators currently networking and learning across Canada. Join a group near you.