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Computer Science Fundamentals for TK-6 educators

Contra Costa County Office of Education

Computer Science Fundamentals for TK-6 educators

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Computer Science Fundamentals: Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Free   Add to Waitlist

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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 1-4.

Code.org's elementary school curriculum allows event the youngest studetns to explroe the limitless world of computing. Courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutuorials 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 certificate of completion

  • a bag of Code.org swag

Please bring a laptop or device with headphones.

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

Target Audience: K-5 educators, including:

• Administrators (site or district)

• Instructional Coaches

• Classroom teachers 

Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

For registration & content information please contact:
Christen Schwartz, Mathematics Coordinator
cschwartz@cccoe.k12.ca.us
or call (925) 942-3435
 

Or Hilary Dito, STEAM Coordinator
hdito@cccoe.k12.ca.us
or call (925) 942-3396

 

Have questions about Computer Science Fundamentals for TK-6 educators? Contact Contra Costa County Office of Education

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Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Road
Board Room
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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