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Computer Science Fundamentals for TK-6 educators

Computer Science Fundamentals for TK-6 educators
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 Coordinatorcschwartz@cccoe.k12.ca.usor call (925) 942-3435  Or Hilary Dito, STEAM Coordinatorhdito@cccoe.k12.ca.usor call (925) 942-3396  

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