2018 Computer Science Education Week: NGCP Schedule of Activities

Public event
Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:00am - Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Pacific
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Please join NGCP in celebrating Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) by engaging in the following activities listed below:

 

Day

Activity

Monday, December 3

Teach using Google and CS First’s new activity for Hour of Code 2018, “An Unusual Discovery” (available in both English and Spanish).

Invite creative CS professionals into your learning space with live broadcasts, thanks to Microsoft, Code.org, and Skype in the Classroom. Register here for a new speaker each day of the week!

 

Tuesday, December 4

Find an engaging computer science program in your neighborhood using The Connectory ‘Find an Opportunity’ search.

Attend the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing  ‘breakingtheCode = [Underrepresented Students in CS]’ webinar at 4:00PM Pacific (7:00PM Eastern).

Wednesday, December 5

Request a woman computer scientist to come into your classroom or program, using resources from FabFems.  

Participate in our Twitter Chat with ECEP, NCWIT, and others, “Encouraging Equity in CS: A #CSEdWeek Showcase” using #CSEdWeek at 4:00PM Pacific (7:00PM Eastern).

 

Thursday, December 6

 

Join the Bridging the “Encouragement Gap” in STEM +C webinar at 1:00PM Pacific (4:00PM Eastern).

Visit The Connectory to register your computer science programs and add opportunities. The Getting Started Guide makes it easy.

 

Friday, December 7

Introduce a girl to an inspiring role model in computer science through our platform, FabFems.

Discover broadening participation in computing resources from NCWIT and the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance. 

We encourage you to celebrate and spotlight, throughout the week, how girls are being served by computer science (CS) programs in our NGCP Collaborative Network.

Please use #NGCPCSEdWeek18 for any social media posting you do!

Event contact
First Name: 
Erin
Last Name: 
Hogeboom