CW San Francisco Events

Computer Science Fundamentals for K-6 educators

Tuesday

Jun 19, 2018 – 8:30 AM

77 Santa Barbara Road , Board Room
Pleasant Hill, CA Map

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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. 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 Cost: $20 deposit per participant We request a $20 deposit to hold your spot in this workshop. You will be reimbursed the $20 after attending the training. You may also transfer your attendance or cancel up 7 days prior to the workshop date for a full refund. This session is subject to cancellation or rescheduling if the 10-participant minimum is not met.  For registration assistance please contact: Danielle Low Administrative Assistantdlow@cccoe.k12.ca.usor call (925) 942-3356   For content information please contact:Hilary Dito, STEAM Coordinator                 hdito@cccoe.k12.ca.us                              or Christen Schwartz, Math Coordinatorcschwartz@cccoe.k12.ca.us

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