Coding in the Real World—and How We Need to Teach It

Presented by: ISTE, Capstone, littlebits, MackinMaker, Rosen Publishing & School Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

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Our popular series returns with all-new presentations, from the latest trends in maker spaces  and virtual reality to a fresh look at how coding should be taught. Led by top practitioners in the field, these one-hour free programs will offer practical insight into these hot topics in tech, with implications for schools and libraries.

Session 2: Coding in the Real World—and How We Need to Teach It

Tech skills are key to workforce readiness. But the question remains: Are we teaching computer science the right way? A diverse panel of educators and working programmers will offer their insight and advice on what computer science learning should look like.



  • Jordan Budisantoso, Founding Computer Science Teacher, Washington Leadership Academy, Washington, DC.
  • Azadeh Jamalian, PhD, Head of Education Strategy, littleBits
  • Rohit and Sidharth Srinivasan, Trashbots 
  • Chris Stephenson, Head of Computer Science Education Strategy, Google 


  • Kathy Ishizuka, Executive Editor, School Library Journal

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