Join our creative PD workshops for K-8 teachers!

In these online professional development workshops, our dedicated mentors introduce you to the integrated CS practices, which have become a surprise hit with K5 students of all skill levels!

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Upcoming online workshops

Winter postcard! Animate yours with Wick Editor

Let's learn how to animate an incredibly creative winter postcard with your students! We will use Wick Editor and our creativity – that's all you need! Your instructor, Julie, will guide you step-by-step, so you feel comfortable and ready to apply this lesson with your students right away!

December 7, 5 pm (EDT) / 2 pm (PDT)

Past workshops

Fall Edition! Intro to Creative Programming I + Lifecycle Of A Plant

Let's enter September with great inspiration for a creative practice for the Fall! We will provide a short introduction to the Creative Programming I course and dive into one of the most popular practices among K-5 students: The Lifecycle of A Plant, where we will merge science and computer science experiences with the help of Scratch. Exciting!

This workshop has already taken place. You can watch the recording here.

Creative Programming: I-I-I-I Wanna Dance With Somebody! (Motion Practice on Scratch)

Thaaat's the fun one!

We will explore a Motion lesson and learn how to apply it to our own creative projects using Scratch. Attention: there might be lots of dances, movement and energy in this lesson!

This workshop has already taken place. You can watch the recording here.

AI Course Introduction + Creative Fall Practice with Teachable Machine

We will provide you with a brief introduction to our Artificial Intelligence course and show you how to make the most of it! Afterward, we'll dive right into our creative AI practice, during which we will utilize the Teachable Machine tool to generate ideas for celebrating autumn. You don't need any prior AI or machine learning experience to participate, our instructors will show you the way!

This workshop has already taken place. You can watch the recording here.

Fun Pumpkin Edition: Creative AI Workshop

Are you ready to bring some creative AI practice to your classroom this Halloween? We certainly are! Here we will be practicing a Chameleon lesson and giving it a playful Halloween twist. This will not only provide you with ideas but also demonstrate how our lessons can be adapted in numerous ways!

This workshop has already taken place. You can watch the recording here.

Intro to Digital Literacy + Computer & Human Body Parts (30 min)

Let's explore digital literacy in a creative and engaging way! In this workshop, we will introduce how to make the most of our Digital Literacy module, and we will engage in hands-on creative practice to familiarize ourselves with computer parts by associating them with body parts. This is one of the teachers' favorite digital literacy practices, and we can't wait to show you around!

This workshop has already taken place. You can watch the recording here.

Intro to Digital Literacy + My Name in Bits (30 min)

How can we creatively explain bits and bytes? By writing your name in them! In this highly engaging practice, we will guide you step by step through the main concepts of bits and bytes and demonstrate how you can explain them to your students in a fun way.

This workshop has already taken place. You can watch the recording here.

Meet your instructors!

Ruta Kruliauskaite
Monika Katkute

For the last 5+ years, Ruta has been focusing on finding the best ways to bring joy to learning by merging everyday subjects with technology and computer science concepts. Her goal is to find a way to unleash every student’s creativity and make teaching more enjoyable for everyone!

Lecturer at the Interactive Media Arts program at NYU &
Curriculum Designer at Teachers Lead Tech

Founder and CEO @Teachers Lead Tech

Monika Katkute is a global voice in promoting quality and inclusive technology education for everyone. She focuses on serving K5 teachers in bringing fundamental and creative computer science skills to every young learner, regardless of their gender, locality or socio-economic background. Her team has already reached 80.000+ students and is partnering with and other leading tech companies to scale its impact.

Julie Lizardo

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor @ NYU

Julie is passionate about computer science and helping misrepresented communities find opportunities in the fast-growing field of tech.
For the past 4 years, she has taught courses in computer programming principles, web development, and ethics in computer science at NYU and a non-profit organization called All Star Code. Julie's goal is to give you the confidence to fail while you learn and have fun in the process!


Teachers Lead Tech emerges as winner at the World Summit Awards, Learning and Education Category

Our Award-Winning Computer Science Curriculum Design

Computer science is not only about coding. It can be a very creative practice, where students flourish and unleash their own potential and authenticity.

We design our curriculum in a way that patiently leads a learner from understanding main CS concepts to exploring, using and connecting them while creating unique projects.

Learn more by watching our Curriculum Designer Ruta explain more!




Students creating unique projects


Learning guides used in the last 6 months