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Jorge Valenzuela

Education Coach, Adjunct Professor at Old Dominion University

Jorge Valenzuela is an education coach, author, and advocate. He has years of experience as a classroom and online teacher, a curriculum specialist, and a consultant. His work focuses on improving teacher preparation in project-based learning, computational thinking and computer science integration, STEM education, and equity-based restorative practices. Jorge is an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University and the lead coach at Lifelong Learning Defined. His book Rev Up Robotics: Real-World Computational Thinking in the K–8 Classroom is available from ISTE.

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  • Online Learning

    2 Simple Ways to Improve Online Instruction

    Distance learning started as an emergency in the spring, but teachers are finding ways to make it better, even for students working on smartphones.
  • Coding in the Classroom

    How to Get Started Teaching Coding

    A three-step plan to help teachers in any subject and any grade teach the foundations of coding.
  • Coding in the Classroom

    Dance Into More Engaged Learning

    Dance moves and choreography can be useful in boosting students’ interest in and understanding of coding and other subjects.
  • Technology Integration

    Leveling Up Your Use of Edtech

    Three simple strategies for implementing education technology in your classroom effectively.

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