Computer Science Essentials!

Computer Science Essentials!

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

 

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New Jersey funds professional development for computer science teachers Just this past weekend, New Jersey lawmakers approved a state budget that supports Governor Phil Murphy’s budget recommendation to expand… urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__medium.com_-40codeorg_new-2Djersey-2Dfunds-2Dprofessional-2Ddevelopment-2Dfor-2Dcomputer-2Dscience-2Dteachers-2D1221f104efb9&d=DwMFaQ&c=4BTEw-1msHjOY4ITcFLmDM6JB8x6ZgbU2J24IH0HZLU&r=5_Qu6hOsrG9KqQ59dNgoyMHlamO48m4PyTQdMzQcAUw&m=xjJC52B5bNDFHfWoiFAne0IfsSfJp-BCGmHsP_2oATE&s=Pd7rvisIHrYwNdcjfaOZh2LwSPCgdPyvySz1y78fuVY&e=
Esther Lewars added a new event to Computer Science Essentials! group 6 months ago

Designing Applets Using Alice

Host: Building Computer Science Education Capacity in NJ Date: Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm Cost: Free Register *PLEASE NOTE:...

  • Tuesday, 10 July 2018 09:30 AM
  • Kean University, Union, NJ
Esther Lewars added a new event to Computer Science Essentials! group 6 months ago

Physical Computing with BBC micro:bit

Host: Building Computer Science Education Capacity in NJ Date: Monday, July 9th, 2018 Time: 9:30am – 4:00pm Cost: Free Location: TCNJ in Ewing, NJ...

  • Monday, 09 July 2018 09:30 AM
  • TCNJ, 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08618

Making CS a graduation requirement has been an ongoing discussion in NJ. What are your thoughts about this posted EdWeek article? In what ways would... Show more

Make Computer Science a Graduation Requirement, Says College Board The nonprofit makes an unusual foray into state policy as it unveils record numbers of students who took one of its computer science exams. blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/02/college_board_computer_science_graduation_requirement.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2&M=58388153&U=1011790

The Summer Immersion Program is a FREE 7-week summer program for 10th–11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn computer science, gain... Show more

Ann Oro Thanks Chris. I shared this with our local high schools. 10 months ago
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Infosys Foundation USA will host the Pathfinders Summer Institute 2018, a free intensive week of in-person professional development in Computer... Show more

Infosys Foundation USA - Pathfinders Free Summer CS PD - Application Now Open www.infosys.org/infosys-foundation-usa/pathfinders/?utm_source=memberupdate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=February

TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) is a program supported by Microsoft Philanthropies that recruits, mentors, and places... Show more

Likewise, www.codeadvantage.org/, a nonprofit launched by two lifelong New Jersey residents who met in graduate school at Columbia, offers... Show more

According to Code.org, computing jobs are the No. 1 source of new wages in the U.S., with an incredible half-million jobs currently open and a growth... Show more

Happy New Year and welcome to all new group members.

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Above is a link to the agenda and presentation that were shared at...
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Esther Lewars posted a new announcement12 months ago

New Jersey Congressional App Challenge 2017 Winners

Congratulations to all students that participated in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), especially to the below winners from districts...

Computer Science Essentials!
Esther Lewars posted a new announcement12 months 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...

Computer Science Essentials!
Esther Lewars posted a new announcement12 months 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 announcement12 months 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...

Computer Science Essentials!
Esther Lewars posted a new announcement12 months 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...

Computer Science Essentials!

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/
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