Learning Opportunity

Computational Thinking session

Registration closes:
May 21, 2024 at 4:00 pm MTN
Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Darren Maltais
Date:May 21, 2024
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-TI-183
Focus: Assessment Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

Target Audience

Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

Are you an elementary teacher wondering how to teach those new computer science outcomes? There are so many fun ways to incorporate coding and robotics into your science classes, as well as ways to make computational thinking an everyday habit for your students. Let’s make computer science something to look forward to! We’ll look at the big picture ideas behind computer science in an easy to digest progression, then we’ll play with robots and Micro:bits and look at a few tools like Scratch Jr, Code.org, and CS First that will make your computer science class awesome!


This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

About the Facilitator

Darren Maltais

After years of experience as a classroom teacher, Darren began working as a Technology Integration Facilitator for Black Gold School Division. This year will mark his 10th year in that role! He works collaboratively with teachers and students in over 30 schools, co-creating lessons, projects, and products to help students learn more effectively and make curriculum come alive. He has helped to... Read more »