I'm new to the world of teaching coding; however, I'm excited to begin this journey!
My name is Kimberly Roberson, currently residing in Maryland by way of North Carolina. (I've lived in both states almost an equal amount of time). I'm currently an Instructional Technology Specialist for a large urban school district bordering Washington, DC. My daily work involves working with administrators, teachers, support staff and occasionally students to integrate technology into learning and expand their use of technology for professional productivity. Prior to my current position, I taught elementary aged scholars - grades 3, 4, 5 and 6th grade.
For the last two years, I've invited the schools that I support to participate in a Day of Code. I've also exposed my schools and my son to Scratch. Personally, I've tinkered but never really took the time to learn to teach it.
Other fun facts about me:
* I'm obsessed with GSuite (Google Apps) and recently became a Google for Education Certified Trainer.
* I'm a Twitter lurker but will emerge if I think I have something beneficial to say. So connect with me here.
* I'm passionate about digital equity and improving the learning environment for students through sound pedagogy.
Side note: I love that I'm able to see a little of the code along with a preview of the final version as I'm typing this intro! Awesome!