Computer Science Essentials!

Computer Science Essentials!

Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science!

 
Esther Lewars posted a new announcement3 days ago

NJDOE Computer Science Webinar Presentaions

Did you get a chance to attend the most recent NJDOE Computer Science Webinars? Not to worry, you may access the presentation slides below: November...

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Esther Lewars posted a new announcement3 days ago

Welcome to All New Members

Welcome to all of our recent members. We now have a growing group of 35 educators. I encourage you to please use this platform to share the work...

Computer Science Essentials!
Esther Lewars posted a new announcement3 days ago

NJDOE Webinar: New Jersey Educators Celebrate Computer Science Education Week

Join this webinar to learn how New Jersey educators celebrated the Hour the Code. We will also discuss how educators integrate computer science and...

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Esther Lewars posted a new announcement3 days ago

Free CS and Making PD opportunity at Pathfinders Summer Institute July 15-20, 2018 at IU Bloomington.

Infosys Foundation USA will host the Pathfinders Summer Institute 2018, an intensive week of in-person professional development in Computer Science...

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Ryan Kenny and 34 others have joined the group Computer Science Essentials! 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for something different - Bebras Challenge - Computational thinking competition For ages 8 through 18... Show more

Great new report entitled "Digitalization and the American workforce" published by the Brookings Institute:... Show more

Digitalization and the American workforce Over the last few decades, the rapid rise of digital technology has fundamentally changed the U.S. economy and the world of work. This new report… www.brookings.edu/research/digitalization-and-the-american-workforce/
Timothy Nellegar has liked a Groups 3 months ago

Just sharing a resource that Mayra Bachrach shared with me that you might find helpful - CS Teaching Tips csteachingtips.org/ . She follows them on Twitter... Show more

csteachingtips.org Computer Science Teaching Tips is an NSF funded project for providing tips to Computer Science educators. Supported by Harvey Mudd College and Sagefox Consulting. csteachingtips.org/

LITTLE SILVER, NJ - For two weeks in July, students were able to attend a free camp introducing them to the vital field of cybersecurity.
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blair buscareno GenCyber also has teacher camps during the summer. So far, they don't have one in NJ (although I'm hoping they add one). Different spots in the... Show more 1 month ago
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Esther Lewars posted a new discussion4 months ago

Member Introductions

What is your professional background and computer science involvement as a student, educator, and or industry representative? Be sure to include the...

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Esther Lewars posted a new announcement4 months ago

Official Moderator Welcome

Greetings CS Essentials Members, I would like to officially introduce myself as the group moderator. I have been involved with K-12 educational...

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My definition would include all of the above, plus: an extension that includes developing an understanding of the engineering and design principles,...

Chris Cox posted a new discussion12 months ago

How is "Computer Science" defined in your School?

I got an interesting request today from The Education Commission of the States. They wanted to know how schools in New Jersey define "Computer...

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Daryl Derrick from Warren Hills High School - Supporting CS teachers through professional development. Check out the video!

CS4HS Teacher Daryl Detrick: Supporting CS...

Learn how CS4HS awards affect local communities of CS teachers. Daryl Detrick, CS teacher at Warren Hills High School in NJ, attended his first PD...

Some great resources from the Governors for CS+ K-12 Computer Science Framework Convening code.org/educate/curriculum/3rd-party

Here is a link to the TCNJ - Building CS in NJ program
centerforstem.pages.tcnj.edu/projects-and-grants/b…

Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science!