Teachers at Youth Code Jam

Youth Code Jam is a TEA-approved provider of continuing professional education. Our TEA Continuing Professional Education Provider Number is #902-492.

T3: Teacher Tech Toolkit

Introducing project-based technology projects to teachers.

Youth Code Jam provides hands-on experiences with teachers using a variety of block-based and text-based coding languages and physical computing devices, helps them design activities around lesson plans across curriculum and helps them understand the computational thinking mindset.

Interested in having Youth Code Jam come to your city or school to do training? Contact us.

Check back here or on our event calendar for our 2019 training calendar for community-based professional development workshops.

Upcoming Workshops

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm

MICRO:BIT AND CYBERJAM: Professional development for middle and high school teachers

 The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) offers grant-funded cyber, STEM, and computer science curricula and professional development to K-12 educators at no cost. NICERC’s goal is to empower educators as they prepare the next generation to succeed in tech cyber workforce of tomorrow. Join NICERC, hosted by Youth Code Jam Texas and Region One ESC, in a three-hour, hands-on professional development workshop on the micro:bit. Then, stay for the afternoon and engage in student mentoring at the CyberJam RGV. Total: 6 CPE credits. Cost: Free, includes lunch Youth Code Jam TEA Continuing Professional Education Provider Number #902-492 

Available Topics for Workshops: Contact us for more information about bringing our workshops to your school.

Physical Computing

  • micro:bits

  • Finch robots

  • Spheros

  • Ozobots

  • Unplugged

Creative Computing

  • Mobile app design

  • Game design

  • Web design

  • Java

CS Certification Prep (Currently on hold)

Other Programs

  • Lit*Bits: coding with a literary twist

  • DIY Family Jams

  • DIY Coding/Cybersecurity Escape Rooms

 ­­­­Lending Library (available for loan to current school teachers)

  • Arduinos

  • micro:bits

  • Merge VR Goggles and Cubes

  • Codrones

Interested in having Youth Code Jam come to your city to offer teacher professional development? Contact us.