So far, we've done two Google Rocks! Hawaii hangouts to celebrate Hour of Code in Hawaii, and, who knows, there may be more!
Teachers +Shane Asselstine of Momilani Elementary (21:58), +Steve Qunell of Iao Intermediate (33:14), and +Rachel Armstrong of Hale Kula Elementary (07:42) joined us for the first hangout in December, with K5 Affiliate Trainer for Hawaii +Evelyn Zayas (02:21) briefing us about code.org.
These links were shared by panelists (also available in the hangout Show Notes):
Computer CraftEdu--a mod available within Minecraft Edu
Michelle Carlson Colte
Highlights: Hawaii’s Hour of Code by Hawaii Department of Education
Hour of Code Presentation at Iao School
Code.org Workshop at Kihei Charter School, January 24, 8:30-3:00Code.org Workshop at Iolani School Feb. 14, 8:30-2:30
+Michelle Carlson Colte invited technology facilitator +Melanie Ching of Waialae Public Charter School (03:16) and first grade teacher +Jake Lee of Punahou School (09:42) to come on GR!H, for Part 2.
These are the links Melanie and Jake shared (also available in the hangout's Show Notes) :
Tynker website (good alternative/addition to Code.org): http://www.tynker.com/hour-of-code/
Lightbot website: http://lightbot.com/hocflash.html
Short Hour of Code Video
Longer Hour of Code Video Link: http://youtu.be/LDGHa4DcSJU
Badging and Creative Thinking: http://www.diy.org
A Big Mahalo to all of these innovative Hawaii teachers who agreed to come on our weekly hangout to share about coding at their school.
Might there be another Hour of Code, Hawaii Style show in our Google Rocks! Hawaii hangout future to learn about how other Hawaii schools are coding? Now that would be fabulous! Please contact me or Michelle, or we may be contacting you. :)