Getting Started with CS First
Date & Time
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
In this hands-on 90-minute professional development workshop, teachers will learn how to use CS First, Google’s free ready-to-teach introductory computer science (CS) curriculum for elementary and middle school students. Students follow step-by-step instructional videos that introduce fundamental computer science concepts and build computer programs using Scratch, a block-based programming language. During the 90 minute workshop, teachers will review the CS First curriculum, test drive a CS First class from a student and teacher perspective. Teachers will walk away with a plan of action and strategies for starting to teach CS First in their classrooms. Most importantly, teachers will join the growing community of CS First educators from around the world.
Primary, Middle, Secondary
Coding, Critical Thinking, Design