Professional Learning to Integrate Coding & Robotics
RISTE is excited to partner with Wonder Workshop to bring you the Teach Wonder Professional Learning Program. This online professional development course helps educators establish a working knowledge of computer science with 12-hours of direct instruction, meaningful activities and a programmable Dash robot.
Teach Wonder supports computational thinking and coding as part of every educator's vocabulary throughout K-12. Robots offer an engaging way to integrate these skills across content areas and grade levels.
Wonder Workshop is committed to accelerate the adoption of computer science principles into 21st-century classrooms. Teach Wonder supports educators as they integrate coding and robotics skills into everyday teaching and learning.
Educators who participate will receive a Dash or Cue robot and access to a self-paced online course related to the foundations of coding and robotics. Teachers may be able to apply the 12-hour course towards PD hours.
The course is available at a special, discounted rate for RISTE members. Fill out the form below for your Teacher Wonder discount code.
Cost: $125 ($450 value) for course + Dash robot
Cost: $150 ($500 vaue) for course + Cue robot
More About Wonder Workshop Course
The first in a series of online courses to come from Wonder Workshop, Introduction to Coding and Robotics with Dash & Dot contains six two-hour modules for teachers to complete at their own pace.
Educators can dive into theory and practice new concepts with creative and reflective learning activities, all while connecting with a larger community of like-minded educators from across the country. Teachers may be able to apply the course towards PD hours or CEUs.
Gain a broader understanding of how coding and robotics fit into your everyday teaching with Wonder Workshop’s foundational course (~12 hours). Explore how computer science introduces new tech tools, addresses best practices of learning theory, complements thoughtful instructional design, and impacts classroom environments. Delve into the why before tackling the what and the how of Wonder Workshop’s CleverBots, Dash, Dot, and Cue.
The scope and sequence of the course are designed to instill confidence in teachers of all coding levels and to build the knowledge and skills needed to bring state-of-the-art coding and robotics experiences into every classroom.
1. Complete this form to request your redemption code as a member of RISTE (NOTE: One redemption code will be issued per user and is only good for one discount).
2. To redeem codes, educators will need to visit this Wonder Workshop link.
3. Next you will choose ADD TO CART the Teach Wonder Training Course + Robot Bundle.
4. At your Shopping Cart, choose CHECKOUT. You will input the redemption code you receive from RISTE to get the reduced price of $125/$150 at checkout.
PLEASE NOTE: For individual credit card purchases, you can use the link above. If you wish to use the PO payment method or would like to do a group purchase with multiple codes on one PO please follow the directions here. teachwonder.com/partners.html
The Mission of the Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators is to promote excellence in education through the integration of existing and emerging technologies.