Everyone Can Teach
Code Course

Sign up for iStore Education’s Everyone Can Teach Code course to discover techniques, curricula and ideas to bring Apple’s coding language, Swift, to any classroom. This course will teach you how easy it is to impletement coding to your classroom with a comprehensive, ready to implement curriculum, Everyone Can Code, as well as strategies for best practice and classroom integration.

Why Swift?

Swift is a powerful and intuitive programming language. It makes programming easier, more flexible, and more fun. Swift is not only great for getting you started with coding, it's also super powerful. It's designed to scale from writing the simplest program, like “Hello, world!” to coding the world's most advanced apps and software.

Minimum requirements

No formal education qualifications are required. A basic understanding of how to use iPad is beneficial. All attendees must have their own iPad with iPadOS 16.

Certification

Course attendance certificate. SACE points are available.

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Course Dates

Start Monday, 13 May 2024

End Monday, 8 July 2024

Online

Weekly workshops on Zoom

Cost

Single booking R4400

Group bookings: R3900 for 5+ tickets

All pricing includes VAT

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Applications close on 06 May 2024

This course gave me the confidence to teach code and to encourage my learners to dream about the future by bringing big opportunities to a small school!
Karli Van Heerden - Stonehouse School

The Everybody can teach code course was very informative. The lecturer was a great teacher especially since they availed themselves whenever we needed help. Each session was packed with information.
Bonolo Menu - Lehabile Secondary

Course overview:

Module 1:
Coding Languages

Explore the most popular coding languages and what industry they are predominantly used in. We will discover the best languages to learn at a school level and the different methods used to teach code.

Module 2:
Coding with Apple

In this module we look deeper into Apple's Everyone Can Code and Develop with Swift curricula. We will review techniques for teaching coding in the classroom and practically evaluate coding apps for various age groups. We will also complete the Apple Teacher certification for Swift Playgrounds.

Module 3:
Robotics

Robotics play an important role in facilitating a students understanding of code. This session we will explore the role robotics play in a coding classroom and discuss options for the best rated robotics systems to use in the classroom. You will also discover how STEAM, robotics and coding all come together to enhance learning.

Module 4:
Cross-curricular coding

This short module showcases the benefits of bringing coding into various other subject areas. We will look at ways to integrate coding concepts into other subjects and share ideas on how to create cross-curricular coding lessons.

Module 5:
Revision and support

As we end the course, we will wrap up all that has been covered in the programme and share support platforms and resources available to teachers.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for novice and first time coding teachers but can extend to anyone wanting to learn how to introduce coding into the curriculum, including but not limited to:

  • Current education students
  • Teachers, teaching assistants and lecturers
  • Remedial support, therapists and tutors
  • Parents, guardians and care takers
  • IT/Tech staff
  • Employees at an education institution

How you will benefit:

The course offers you the opportunity to learn:

  • The different coding languages available.
  • How the skills from one coding language can be transferred to other languages.
  • Apple's programming language, Swift and how it is used to create some of the best apps.
  • Ways to teach coding in the classroom throughout the phases.
  • The role of robotics in coding
  • How STEAM enhances the learning experience.
  • Curriculum pathways and progression.

By the end of the course you will leave filled with ideas, resources and the confidence to teach coding.

Course facilitator and presenter

Cameron Bush

The course will be presented by iStore Education’s Apple Practitioner, Cameron Bush.

Cameron is a passionate educator that strives to bring coding and robotics to schools and communities around the country both online and in person. He is a great educator that makes coding understandable and accesible to all students. With Swift Cameron helps learners understand complex coding problems, solve puzzles and learn how to build apps using Apple's Everyone Can Code & Develop in Swift curricula.

Cameron is inspired by C.S Lewis

"The task of a modern teacher is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts."

Special requirements;

Special Needs: If you have a special need or disability, iStore Education will be able to accommodate you. Kindly request your necessary accommodation when purchasing your space in the course. South African Sign Language interpreters are only available upon request.