Hands-On Professional Development



3, 6, or 9 hours


Up to 25 teachers per session


No initial experience needed


Transform your educational approach with CodeJoy's Virtual Professional Development! 


Our hands-on, flexible learning sessions are designed to meet you wherever you are, fitting seamlessly into your and your teachers' busy schedules. Whether you're new to coding or eager to deepen your expertise, our program makes robotics and coding accessible and relevant across all disciplines.

Our innovative methodology bridges the gap in STEM education, equipping teachers with the skills and confidence to inspire the next generation of learners and innovators.


Pricing:

  • 3 hours: $2,100
  • 6 hours: $3,100
  • 9 hours: $4,100



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Project Spotlight: micro:bit Virtual Pet

BBC micro:bit Workshop for Teachers 


by THE MICRO:BIT FOUNDATION


The BBC micro:bit is a durable and affordable pocket-sized computer that introduces learners to how software and hardware work together. Ideal for ages 8-18, beginner to advanced.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOPICS:


  • Components Covered: buttons, LED array, buzzer, light sensor, sounds sensor, accelerometer, radio control, & more

  • Concepts Covered: loops, events, pauses, inputs, outputs, variables, lists, randomness, conditional statements, & more

  • Projects Covered: Poetry Generator, Starry Night, Dance Party, Emotion Badges, Radio Communicator, Virtual Pet, and more 

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Project Spotlight: The Little Bot

Hummingbird Kit Workshop for Teachers

by BIRDBRAIN TECHNOLOGIES

The Hummingbird Kit consists of lights, motors, and sensors which allow students to build a personally meaningful robot out of familiar materials. Ideal for ages 8-18, beginner to advanced.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOPICS:


  • Components Covered: LEDs, tri-LEDs, servo motors (position and rotation), light sensor, sound sensor, dial sensor, distance sensor, & more

  • Concepts Covered: loops, events, pauses, inputs, outputs, conditional statements, building techniques

  • Projects Covered: Tiny Drummer, Mini Windmill, Robot Petting Zoo, Robot Poetry, Little Bot, and more


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Project Spotlight: Finch Drawing

Finch Robot 2.0 Workshop for Teachers 

by BIRDBRAIN TECHNOLOGIES

The Finch Robot brings computer science to life by providing students an engaging, hands-on representation of their code. Ideal for ages 4-18, beginner to advanced.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOPICS:


Components Covered: wheels, LEDs, buzzer, distance sensor, sound sensor, accelerometer


Concepts Covered: loops, events, pauses, drawing, conditional statements, geometry, math, navigation


Projects Covered: Drawing Shapes, Finch Maze, Finch Dance Party, Finch Tales, Finch Jousting, Vampire Finch, and more


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Project Spotlight: Bop Buddy

Python for the micro:bit

Discover the magic of coding through hands-on projects! Join our introductory workshop to seamlessly blend Python with the micro:bit, setting the stage for an engaging and innovative classroom experience!


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TOPICS:


Components Covered: buttons, LED array, buzzer, light sensor, accelerometer, radio, & more


Concepts Covered: loops, sleeps, inputs, outputs, variables, lists, randomness, conditional statements, & more


Projects Covered: Bop Buddy, Starry Night, Emotion Badges, Radio Communicator, Make a Musical Instrument, and more


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I am ruined for all other online professional development. CodeJoy does such a phenomenal job - engaging, fun, easy to understand, excellent production, THE BEST!

Allison Boggart • MS teacher, Delano, CA