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Introducing Coding in the Classroom

Unit Topics:

  • What’s All The Fuss About?
  • Exploring Platforms that Teach Coding
  • Starting to Code
  • Continuing to Code
  • What is Physical Computing? Other Types of Coding
  • Final Project: Coding in the Classroom

Uncover the thinking and learning processes that are inherent in coding as well as explore different resources so that you can bring computer programming into the classroom.

This course is designed for educators K-12, who have little or no previous programming experience.

All references and materials are located online.

Time commitment: 3-5 hours (approx.) per module.  18-30 hours (approx) for the complete course.
(Note: The Facilitated and For Credit course options have specific timeframes and deadlines)

I really enjoyed the course!

2017 Graduate

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyze trends and resources to help articulate your own positions on the current debate around the necessity and importance of coding in the classroom;

  • Identify a coding platform that is appropriate for your learning environment;

  • Evaluate the age-appropriateness of physical computing platforms and projects;

  • Understand basic coding language and concepts;

  • Create a simple computer program using the Scratch platform;

  • Create an intermediate computer program using the Scratch platform; and

  • Synthesize course materials to design appropriate opportunities to implement coding within your current educational environment.

Pricing and Course Options

Below you will find the different options to earn credit for taking this course or take the self-pace option to learn at your own pace.

*Continuing Education Quarter Credits are available for Eduro Learning's Premium Courses.

The Heritage Institute continuing education quarter credits are awarded through Antioch University Seattle at the 500 level. Antioch University Seattle’s Continuing Education Quarter Credits are acceptable in most states for teaching certificate renewal and salary advancement.

 

 

Prior to registering for a course, we recommend you seek approval from your state office of education or school district Human Resources department as many state and district requirements are unique. Click here for more FAQs or call 1800/445-1305 or log onto www.hol.edu policies page for more information.

Facilitated (For Credit) Course Schedule

For the Academic Year 2017/2018

Round 1:  October 2 - November 19, 2017

Round 2: January 22 - March 11, 2018

 

Round 3:  April 2 - May 27, 2018

What our customers are saying

Don’t take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“I thoroughly enjoyed the course.”

~ 2016 Graduate

“I loved the connection to people. The readings were appropriate and not arduous. The expectations for submitted work were realistic, but allowed for individuals tailoring it to their own needs.”

~ 2015 Graduate

“The resources and the topic are incredibly helpful.”

~ 2015 Graduate

“The flexibility of assignments as they all offered choices.”

~ 2015 Graduate

FAQs

Can I register for a group?

 

Yes you can!  Contact us by filling in this form here.

 

 

Can I transfer my payment to another educator?

 

Registration may be transferred to another person free of charge up to 10 days before the start of the course. Thereafter a $25 fee may be applied.

The new participant will be automatically enrolled in the same course as the original participant. The new participant will be required to update any demographic information as appropriate.

To request a transfer, please send the full name and email address of both the original participant and the new participant to info@edurolearning.com with the subject line "Course Registration Transfer".

 

What is your refund policy?

 

For Credit (Heritage Option)

  • More than 60 days prior to the start of the course: Full refund less $50 handling fee
  • 60 – 31 days prior to the start of the course: 75% refund less $50 handling fee
  • 30 – 15 days prior to the start of the course: 50% refund less $50 handling fee
  • 14– 0 days prior to the start of the course: No refund

No refunds can be given on the Self-paced Option

 

What is your cancellation policy?

 

In the unlikely event of the cancellation of the facilitated (For Credit/Heritage) option due to circumstances beyond our control, participants will have the option of:

  • transferring to another course starting within the next 3 months;
  • transferring to the next cohort of the same course;
  • receive a 100% refund of registration fees

Please note:  Cancellation is not applicable to the Self-Paced Option

 

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