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Welcome to the Illinois Education & Technology Conference (IETC 2017) guide!
  • Wed., Nov. 15 Pre-Conference Workshops:  Eight pre-conference, full-day and half-day workshops are offered. Registration closed Nov. 8.  Pre-registration was required. On-site registration is unavailable.
  • Thurs., Nov. 16 & Fri., Nov. 17 General Conference:  More than 150+ 1-hour and 2-hour General Conference sessions, an exhibit hall, poster sessions, and luncheon keynote presentations are scheduled.  All general conference sessions are first come, first served seating.  (Online registration closed Nov. 8 but on-site registration will be available for the Thursday and Friday General Conference days.)

Use this resource to plan your days at the conference.  View session titles, descriptions, targeted audiences, strands, locations and times.  Note: Adding sessions to your Sched account will not register you for the conference, nor will it reserve a spot in the session. Please review registration details on the IETC 2017 conference website:  http://www.il-edtech.org
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Friday, November 17 • 11:20am - 12:10pm
Scratch the Surface of Coding

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Do you have to be a genius to learn code? No way! You just have to be determined! Come learn all there is to know about Scratch, the free visual coding language that everyone can learn. You will be taught all the basics and leave with ready to go coding projects you can create with your students. Coding teaches important strategies for problem-solving, designing projects, communicating ideas, and most important -- it's fun!
We will be giving away one copy of the book Coding Games in Scratch: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games published by DK

Presenters
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Caren Appel

Business and Computer Science Teacher, Prairie Central High School
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Chastity Pick

Media Specialist, Prairie Central Upper Elementary



Friday November 17, 2017 11:20am - 12:10pm
Plaza A Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703