Educator Workshops: Teaching the NEW Ontario Coding Curriculum

Get prepared for the new Ontario coding curriculum by building skills, knowledge and confidence.

U of T Engineering Outreach is offering live online sessions for teachers interested in learning how to approach the new coding elements in the Ontario 1–8 curriculum. These workshops will be led by our K-12 STEM Educator in Residence along with an experienced classroom educator and expert in digital education technology. These sessions will introduce participants to the basics of coding and provide instruction, insight and support as to how these new additions can be integrated into classrooms.

 

Through these workshops, you will:

  • Be connected with an evolving community of educators.
  • Provided with materials, lesson plans and real-world examples of both plugged and unplugged instruction in coding.
  • Ongoing support after the sessions to keep you and your students challenged.

Who Are These Workshops For?

These workshops are for Ontario educators. They were designed for both complete beginners looking to get a handle on these new elements, as well as those with coding experience who want concrete suggestions and examples of how it can be used in classrooms. These sessions will feature material for both in-person and remote learning configurations.

These sessions are aimed primarily at teachers. We will be offering modified sessions for parents who want to learn more about the new coding curriculum. They can be found on our Parents' Workshops page.

Please note: these workshops will be the same content as those previously offered in the summer, so it may not be as useful for those who attended in the past. However, if you would like a refresher on the Coding curriculum, you are welcome to attend again!

Dates:*

  • March 2, 2021
  • March 4, 2021

*more dates will be added based on interest

Schedule:
4:30PM - 6:00PM | Workshop
6:00PM - 6:30PM | Q&A

Cost: Free for Ontario educators

Registration:
Registration is on a first come, first-served basis.

Workshops are limited to 12 people per session.

Registration will be open up until 24 hours before the start of the workshop.


General Information

Technology Required
Participants will be required to use Google Classroom for this workshop. If you are able to attend the program, our team will be following up in the coming days regarding classroom codes. You will find support documents for Google Classroom here.

Waitlist
If you see that a course is waitlisted on the registration page, that means there are no available spaces. If a space opens up for the date, those on the waitlist will be notified immediately in the order that they registered.

Creating an Active Account
If this is your first time registering for one of our programs, you will be prompted to create an Active account. There is no way to create an account before the registration date. The account making process happens after registration. If you are successful in getting a spot in the workshop, your spot will be held for you as you create your account. There is no need to rush this process.

Get ready for the new curriculum!

Please register for the waitlist if the session you want is full.
We will be offering additional sessions if there is demand. Thank you!

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