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
or call (925) 942-3435
Or Hilary Dito, STEAM Coordinator
or call (925) 942-3396