The EU Code Week Icebreaker massive open online course is back for the second year to respond to the popular demand. The course will take place from 11 May to 15 June.
This introductory massive open online course (Icebreaker MOOC) is designed for anyone who wants to help children develop new skills in coding and computational thinking and to help them reach their potential. Whether you are a teacher of any subject or a parent – you do not need any previous coding experience to join. The first edition took place in June 2019. This re-run will offer new elements and expand the focus on parents who are increasingly teaching kids at home.
The course encourages families and teachers to bring innovation into the home and (virtual) classroom. It provides ideas and practical tips on how to engage children and students using new, fun and educational activities. Participants will also get access to materials and resources in 29 languages that will help them plan and organise their own coding activities.
The participants will learn basic concepts of coding and computational thinking and they will explore various EU Code Week initiatives such as the Code Week 4 All Challenge or the interactive EU Code Week activity map. As a result, they will be able to design, organise and register an EU Code Week activity. More details can be found in the dedicated blog post.