In order to do so, I needed to learn for myself how to code. Instead of waiting until I had things “perfect” and knew exactly where things would go and how students would respond, I would often include them as part of my learning journey. I let the students know I would also be learning along with them and from them and that I would probably be making some mistakes. As we learned together, students not only learned from me how to “code”, but they also learned from me how to take “risks” and make “mistakes”. Together we “debugged” issues as they popped up.
Allison Handelsman @achandelsman is passionate about learning, books, animals, the outdoors and animals! Currently a tech learning leader @cranstonschool, she loves to learn and take risks with the students and staff!