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Computer Science Fundamentals Introduction Workshop

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Elementary school is the ideal time for students to first engage in Computer Science. Computer science is about creativity, problem solving and persistence.

Students will create their own games, art, and digital stories.  Lesson progressions start with “unplugged” activities that teach computational thinking skills without computers.  The lessons then have students to go deeper with the skill in a “plugged” (computer based) activity. (YouTube: K-5 teachers and students talk about the program)

Learn more about the curriculum here.

This Intro workshop offers support for teachers

New to teaching computer science? No worries! Most of our teachers have never taught computer science before. Join other Ohio teachers at this intro workshop and learn through hands-on lessons.

Gain new teaching strategies. Experience the curriculum from as a teacher and as a student. Get peer support through a participant-centric workshop approach.

Who is eligible to attend?

  • K-5 educators
  • New to teaching CS Fundamentals

Online workshop schedule
This event includes two scheduled presentations and office hours for individual questions.

  • Presentation 1: Tuesday, June 23 – 9:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Office hours: Following Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 30 minutes slots, scheduled with facilitator
  • Presentation 2: Tuesday, June 30 – 9:00 am to 10:30 am

How do I sign up?

You do need a Code.org account to register. It’s free and gives you access to all of the Code.org curriculum.  Once you have an account, you may enroll in this intro workshop here: https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/8730/enroll

What comes next?

After the intro workshop – check out one of our Deep Dive workshops for teachers who have some initial experience teaching CS Fundamentals.

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

Kelly Gaier Evans
Phone:
614.424.5548
Email:
gaierk@battelle.org