These are the full teacher lessons referenced in the book No Fear Coding - Computational Thinking Across the K-5 Curriculum.
p.37 Binary Bracelets video - see http://codemathteks.edublogs.org/numbers/binary/
p. 33 - Present Past Participle Lesson (pdf)Download
p.39 Lemonade Stand (docx)Download
p.52 Bee-Bot (Math) Apple Ten-Frame (pdf)Download
p.52 Bee-Bot Mat (Literacy Re-telling) using the story Brown Bear (pdf)Download
p. 86 - Code with Anna_4.MD.C.7 (pdf)Download
p. 108 - Hello Grandma & Grandpa (pdf)Download
p.108 - The Three Pigs Project (pdf)Download
p.110 Underwater Adventure (pdf)Download
p. 115 Go Bananas (pdf)Download
This Colorado School District developed a hybrid course to train, support and encourage K-5 educators to bring coding into their curriculum by embedding computational thinking skills into activities for every content area.
To help teachers easily and effectively introduce coding, this course features:
This Nevada School District used grant funds to kick-off a book study that included an author chat with Heidi Williams. Via Skype, Heidi encouraged and congratulated teachers on their CS and CT journey. You can view the author presentation and take a look at how Washoe is communicating to parents and bringing CS and CT training to teachers!
Texas is a front-runner in computer science and computational thinking! The Houston Parks and Recreation Department received grant funds to purchase computer science maker space kits from Terrapin that included Bee-Bots and a copy of No Fear Coding. Heidi Williams donated her time and aided in the Professional Development. The goal of the PD was to increase confidence levels with computer science concepts and phsycial computing devices. See the survey feedback!
Alabama teachers are piloting serveral different Professional Development models to integrate computer science into the curriculum. Teachers received copies of No Fear Coding and author Heidi Williams participated in a book chat facilitated by Keith George. Educational Technology Specialist.
Humbled to be recommened in the January newsletter under "Robotics and Programming Resources" along with Cubetto by Primo, Finch Robots, Hour of Code, Dash & Dot, Lego Robotics, and Sphero!
Teachers can purchse No Fear Coding in the bookstore.
Heidi Williams is a retired teacher, instructional coach, principal, and director of curriculum. She is passionate about educational coding/computer science and believes the educational community will see an increase in math and reading standardized scores, as more schools integrate computational thinking/computer science into their curriculum. Click on Heidi William's curriculum vitae to see more about her webinars, articles and contributions to the computer science community.
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