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Northern Coding Academy Teacher Webinars

Northern Coding Academy Teacher Webinars are standalone professional development sessions focused on specific topics, held throughout the school year. Check back frequently or sign up for our mailing list to be notified of upcoming webinar dates and topics.

Upcoming Webinars

Data Literacy in the Classroom

Webinar Dates:

November 14 at 1:15 p.m.

December 6 at 4:00 p.m.

Data literacy skills are vital for everyone! In this 90-minute webinar, the NCA team will introduce you to data literacy concepts, and to CODAP (Common Online Data Analysis Platform), a simple yet powerful data analysis tool. We explore how data literacy can be incorporated into the classroom, discover curriculum connections and cross-curricular opportunities, and provide relevant resources and ready-to-go activities for you to take back to your classroom.

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Let's Make a Game: Intro to MakeCode Arcade

Webinar Dates:

September 29 at 4:00 p.m.

October 7 at 1:15 p.m.

November 9 at 4:00 p.m.

December 7 at 4:00 p.m.

Love video games? Miss the 90s? Join the NCA team as we walk through the basics of Microsoft MakeCode Arcade and code your own video games. This webinar is perfect for the beginner who has never worked with MakeCode before, or for those who want a little extra help. Instructors will provide feedback, give support, and work with the group to design a pixel perfect mini-game!

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All Aboard the Circuit Playground Express!

Webinar Dates:

October 13 at 4:00 p.m.

November 28 at 4:00 p.m.

Do you have CPX devices and you’re not sure what to do with them? What are all these pieces in the kit, anyways? Bring your kit, learn how to connect all the peripherals, and discover some new ways to use these awesome devices in your classroom! (Note: Individual troubleshooting may be limited by time and the size of the group. We will do our best to help you solve your problems!)

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Data Modelling in the Classroom

Webinar Dates:

October 21 at 1:15 p.m.

October 24 at 4:00 p.m.

November 25 at 1:15 p.m.

What do we do with all the data we collect? How do we create and refine scientific models, and how does this relate to our understanding of the universe? In this 90-minute webinar, explore data modelling with the NCA team. Discover how models can teach us more about ourselves, each other, and the world we live in. This webinar is suitable for teachers of all subjects, grades, and experience levels.

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Build a Better Game: Intermediate MakeCode Arcade

Webinar Dates:

December 9 at 1:15 p.m.

Already completed a session on MakeCode arcade with our team? Learn to make an arcade favourite while exploring projectiles and physics in MakeCode Arcade. Design your invading game alongside the NCA team to create a mini-game that’s out of this world!

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