If you are like most teachers across the NAD, you have just started the work of preparing your classroom for the new school year. As you report for duty, you may have started thinking about how you can add something new and exciting to your curriculum. I would like to suggest that you look into teaching some basic programing or coding in your school. You might say “I barely know how to turn the computers on in my classroom. Learning code is very difficult.” Luckily, Apple & Google have come up with some great tools that teach coding in a fun way
Loma Linda University hosted about 40 educational administrators and university professors from around the country for a three-day conference for its Excellence in STEM Experiential Education (EXSEED), an innovative and collaborative program established to enhance integrated Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in K-12 Adventist schools.
Students at Fresno Adventist Academy have been so excited to begin using the STEM lab. They are seeing the application of what they have been learning in their classes.
“SAM Blocks are really cool because it makes the coding so simple and you can see the result almost immediately.”