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CODE.ORG

Event Number 723-18
Date 10/24/2017
Presenters Michele Roberts from Code.org
Intended Audience Teachers & Librarians
Location Kane County Regional Office of Education
Time 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fee $20.00
Status Open
Description This workshop provides teachers with hands-on training in Computer Science ("CS") education. No prior experience in computing is required. Topics covered include computational thinking, a CS word wall, classroom strategies, programming with kids, and lots of "unplugged" classroom activities ready for immediate adoption. Attendees receive free curriculum guides and bling bags from Code.org. Among other take-aways, you will learn that yes! you can teach Computer Science. Lunch Provided. Fee of $20. What you'll get from this workshop: - 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