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UCET welcomes keynote speakers, Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) and Jay Mcfarland (@JayMcfarland).
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Friday, April 3 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Coding for Kids?

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Anyone, including educators, can learn the basics of coding. Students can create and innovate using their problem solving skills in computer science. This presentation will give educators open sources that will include lesson overviews and programs that help teach students how to sequence and create simple instructions through coding. Participants will receive paid apps for their device that are coding and programming puzzles. Come prepared to receive resources that will require less prep time for teachers and more engaging learning time for students.

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Jeri Bankhead

Education Technology Specialist, Canyons School District
Jeri Bankhead is currently an Educational Technology Specialist in the Canyons School District in Sandy, Utah. She has 19 years of classroom experience as an Elementary teacher, and 9 years experience as a school level technology specialist. Jeri feels it is important to get information and tools into teachers' hands that can make an impact on students empowering them to be a contributing part of a digital world. Twitter: @jeribankhead P.J. Giles... Read More →
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PJ Giles

Educational Technology Specialist, Canyons School District
P.J. Giles is currently an Educational Technology Specialist in the Canyons School District in Sandy, UT. She has presented in previous ISTE, UCET, and UATT conferences about various digital tools and Web 2.0 resources. She currently serves as a Board Member of UCET. In a world when technology is constantly changing, she feels it is important to empower teachers with skills and tools that will help them feel confident as they integrate technology... Read More →


Friday April 3, 2015 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Room 2503 McNelt

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