Lisa Anne Floyd: Coding in the Classroom

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TVO TeachOntario is honoured to present this livestream webinar: Lisa Anne Floyd: Coding in the Classroom

 

Coding in Mathematics 1-8! Join Lisa Anne Floyd as she presents coding ideas and resources linked directly to Ontario's new 1-8 Mathematics curriculum. New overall and specific expectations will be highlighted, with sample applications that students can read, alter, and create. Ideas and resources will help support educators and students in face-to-face, blended, and remote learning contexts.

 

"Coding can be incorporated across all strands and provides students with opportunities to apply and extend their math thinking, reasoning, and communicating."

-Ontario Mathematics Curriculum (2020).

 

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About Lisa Anne Floyd

 

Lisa loves to share her passion for creative coding and digital making tools with students and teachers at school districts and educational conferences across Canada. She is a PhD student at Western University where she is focusing on teacher education related to coding and mathematics. Lisa has her Master’s in Mathematics Education and teaches Computational Modelling in Mathematics and Science Education in the Bachelor of Education program at Western. She has received several teaching and research awards, including the Waterloo University’s Renes Descartes Foundation Medal, the Art Geddes Learning About Teaching Award, and the Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at Western’s Faculty of Education. Lisa is a coauthor of the book Coding for Young Mathematicians with her PhD supervisor, Dr. George Gadanidis, which explores teaching coding in Scratch and Python for grades 1 to 8. She has also published in academic journals, book chapters, and blogs and regularly contributes to teaching supports for several organizations and school districts. Lisa is on a leave of absence from Thames Valley District School Board in London, Ontario, where she has years of experience teaching high school Computer Science, Math, Science and Cooperative Education. 

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