Computer Science Fundamentals for K-6 educators

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Contra Costa County Office of Education

77 Santa Barbara Road

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Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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9 out of 10 parents want their child to learn Computer Science yet only 1 out of 4 schools teach it! (Gallop, 2016)

As a Regional Partner with Code.org, Contra Costa County Office of Education is hosting a one-day workshop for K-5 educators interested in teaching comptuer science. This workshop will cover Code.org's CS Fundamentals courses A-F.

Code.org's elementary school curriculum allows event the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing. Courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with "unplugged" classroom activities that require no computer.

Participants will receive

  • in-person instruction from an experienced computer science facilitator

  • an intro to computer science and pedagogy

  • an overview of the online curriculum and teacher dashboard

  • a printed curriculum guide containing course lesson plans

  • strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities

  • a bag of Code.org swag

Please bring a laptop or device with headphones.

Cost: $20 per participant

After completing this workshop, participants may receive free classroom supplies for unplugged lessons from Code.org..

Target Audience: K-6 educators, including:

• Administrators (site or district)

• Instructional Coaches

• Classroom teachers

Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

This session is subject to cancellation or rescheduling if the 10-participant minimum is not met. Registration fees are non refundable unless a session is canceled. Substitutions are gladly accepted if a registered participant cannot attend.

1. To pay by check or purchase order: Click on Register. To complete your registration, enter the information required in the fields provided and select the offline payment method of your choice from the "Payment Method" menu.

  • Please make checks payable to: Contra Costa County Office of Education
  • Please mail checks to: CCCOE, attention: Christen Schwartz
    77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

2. To pay by credit card: click on the Register button and follow the instructions provided.

For registration assistance please contact:

Danielle Low Administrative Assistant
or call (925) 942-3356

For content information please contact:
Hilary Dito, STEAM Coordinator


Christen Schwartz, Math Coordinator

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