Bridges, IDRC at OCADU Awarded Federal Grant for Accessible Inclusive Coding 0“Coding to Learn and Create,” a joint project of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University and Bridges Canada was awarded a grant of $1.7 million dollars. The Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, Carla Qualtrough, announced today, celebrating National Accessibility Week.
- Bogdan Pospielovsky
- Tags: Coding
How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students 0
Coding is more and more a focus of many curriculum initiatives across Canada. Where team based problem solving, strategizing, logical thinking meets with technology, coding skills are essential in today’s world.
At ISTE 2018, Bridges’ Leanne Husk and Susie Blackstien-Adler presented on coding with special needs students. Through coding students with physical and cognitive challenges can learn important life skills, and connect with the curriculum. Bridges new Coding Kit and Accessible Coding Workshop makes teaching coding to students with challenges, easy.