The Department of Technology is seeking facilitators for CoderDojo, Albemarle’s coding and computer science camp. CoderDojo provides elementary students with opportunities for creativity, innovation and fun in an academy-like setting. This camp provides the perfect environment for teachers to explore new instructional strategies and technology tools aligned with the Virginia Department of Education’s computer science standards.
Participating teachers will attend orientation on Friday, July 8, followed by two professional development sessions on Friday, July 15, and Friday, July 22. The CoderDojo camp will take place after summer school from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. the weeks of July 11 and 18 (Monday-Thursday) at Center I. Facilitators can sign up for one week of camp or both. Teachers who participate in all three orientation/professional development days and at least one week of CoderDojo will receive $725 and 20 recertification points.
Interested? If you would like to learn more about CoderDojo and this professional development opportunity, please join us for a virtual information session on May 11 from 7 to 8 p.m. or on May 19 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
- Zoom Link: https://k12albemarle.zoom.us/j/8725235901?pwd=RjBmLzJNMFlSaDRBL2xpL3FwYVJ4Zz09
- Meeting ID: 872 523 5901
- Passcode: LTI2021
Please also complete this brief CoderDojo Interest Form by May 21. Completing the interest form does not signify your commitment to participate in the program.
Questions? Please reach out to the Learning Technology team at CoderDojo@k12albemarle.org.