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Thursday, February 9 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
‘Coding in Minecraft ‘- Immerse Your Students in Coding

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Are you looking for an engaging and immersive curriculum to teach your students to code?  Have you
always wanted to utilize game-based learning but didn’t feel you had enough gaming experience? Do
you want students to be able to validate their skills with credentials? With ‘Coding in Minecraft’ by
Prodigy Learning, you don’t have to be a gaming or coding expert! In this session you will learn how
‘Coding in Minecraft’ creates a student-led, highly engaging learning experience where the educator
becomes the facilitator, and the students lead their own learning to learn how to code in Blocks,
JavaScript or Python. Students gain credentials by proving the skills they have learned in coding by
undertaking assessments in the game. You will see how our immersive curriculum and credential
pathway has all the resources you need to teach your students how to code.

Speakers
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Kaylene Hoyt

Instructional Technology Coordinator, Idaho State Department of Education
Kaylene Hoyt spent a decade in the business industry before teaching business and graphic design courses at a public, secondary school in Idaho. Her passion to grow opportunities for students to be successful in a variety of technology careers led her to administration and now, the... Read More →
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Jennifer Brown

Product Specialist, Prodigy Learning
Jennifer Brown is the Product Specialist for Coding in Minecraft and has 18 years’ experience as both an educator and a trainer.  She is a Global Minecraft Mentor, Microsoft Master Trainer, and Minecraft Certified trainer and has trained hundreds of teachers on game-based learning... Read More →


Thursday February 9, 2023 1:00pm - 2:30pm MST
420A Boise Centre East - 850 W Front St, Boise, ID 83702
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