20/06/2019

Las week to join the Icebreaker MOOC

On 3 June 2019, the European Schoolnet Academy together with the University of Urbino launched a short MOOC with the aim of helping teachers to bring innovation to their classroom and provide them with the basic knowledge on how participate in the next edition of the EU Code Week. The course, supported by the European Commission, can be completed in only five hours, at any time between 3-26 June 2019.

This free training opportunity provides primary and secondary school teachers with ideas, free training material and resources to help them organise a Code Week activity, while developing innovative teaching approaches and increasing students' knowledge and motivation. To do so, teachers have the possibility to directly download the already made lesson plans available in the website for schools, register an activity with their students during EU Code Week 2019 and get the certificate of completion validated by the European Commission.

If you have not registered in the course or you have not completed the final assessment yet, you are still on time to do so before 26 June and join the +1600 teachers who have already registered!

Just make sure to follow these steps:

1. Go to bit.ly/icebreakermooc

2. Choose any of the lesson plans available in 29 languages or any other activity or resource you would like to use with your students

3. Register an activity in the Code Week map before 26 June at 23:59 CET

4. Make sure to review your peer´s activities before 28 June at 23:59 CET

All teachers completing successfully the EU Code Week Icebreaker MOOC will get a certificate validated by both European Schoolnet and the University of Urbino, Italy.

If you have any question about the course, you can contact Naír Carrera, the course coordinator, via Twitter.

If you want to know who is in the course, you can check it out in this Padlet. Teachers are also encouraged to join the Facebook group for teachers and follow EU Code Week on Twitter find inspiration, ideas and interesting tools and resources to participate in this initiative, that last year engaged 2.7 million people in Europe and beyond.

Register to the online course now and start bringing innovation and fun to your classroom.

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