Computer Science in K-5 Classrooms Workshop for Elementary Teachers

Why Computer Science?

Every 21st-century student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. The basics help nurture creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare students for any future career. K-5 Computer Science Workshop

Monday, Oct. 19th, 8:30am-2:30pm

4210 Independence Drive

Schnecksville, PA had developed elementary school free of charge curriculum that allows even the youngest learner to explore the limitless world of computer science. is hosting a no-cost, one-day workshop that consists of courses that blend online, guided self-paced tutorials with “unplugged” classroom activities that require no computer. The workshop will cover courses 1-3 and offer all the supplies needed to teach the courses.

What’s in a workshop?

In-person instruction from an experienced computer science facilitator, including an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities.

COST: Sponsored by and Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit (lunch provided)

Limited to 24 teachers

Click below to register.

Registration Deadline: October 12, 2015

Alternate Registration

For use by non-CPE Tracker members.

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Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21

Curriculum & Instruction/Educational Technologies Department

Eric Lech, Staff Development Facilitator

Big image is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science education by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. The vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer programming.