Mindy Slaughter is a Grade 5 team leader and classroom teacher at UNIS Hanoi. She started learning to code last year when some of her students wanted to study it for the PYP Exhibition. She has since helped start the Elementary Coding Club and was a lead organizer in the UNIS Hour of Code. She has also presented on integrating coding in the elementary at EARCOS and the Vietnam Tech Conference.
Blog: Coding in the Elementary
Heidi Kay Esaiasson is co-facilitating the Codeathon’s Intermediate Student Session. She is a Grade Four teacher at UNIS Hanoi where she has been working for 7 years. Helping to implement a 1:1 tablet program in Grade Five is one of the many exciting ways that she has helped support an ever growing tech presence at UNIS. One of her aims is to keep technology in education as an authentic, purposeful resource to support student learning.