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CS Fundamentals is an introductory workshop for elementary educators new to teaching computer science who want to explore teaching Code.org‘s CS Fundamentals curriculum. Join your peers and experienced facilitators to get a hands-on intro to computer science basics, pedagogy, and Code.org‘s teacher dashboard, as well as an overview of the online curriculum and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities.
Scholarships are available to help first-time attendees affordably attend and help their districts grow their CS teaching capacity.
At the end of the workshop, teachers will walk away with:– A plan of action for teaching CS Fundamentals– An implementation framework for utilizing two CS Fundamentals lessons– Strategies for teaching intro-level CS lessons– A curriculum guide with pedagogy tips, and best practices– Connections to the larger CS teaching community, including other educators teaching CS Fundamentals
All attendees must bring a laptop in order to fully participate in this workshop.