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Jorge Valenzuela

Educational Coach, Graduate Teaching Assistant at Old Dominion University

Jorge Valenzuela is an educational coach and a graduate teaching assistant at Old Dominion University. He is the lead coach for Lifelong Learning Defined, a national faculty member of the Buck Institute for Education, and a national teacher effectiveness coach with the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA). He is also a member of the Lead Educators Team for littleBits and an author who frequently contributes to books, academic journals, how-to blogs, and webinars. His book Rev Up Robotics: Real-World Computational Thinking in the K–8 Classroom is available from ISTE.

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    How to Get Started Teaching Coding

    A three-step plan to help teachers in any subject and any grade teach the foundations of coding.
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    Leveling Up Your Use of Edtech

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