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Computer Science Education Week 2022

December 5 - December 9

Computer Science Education Week 2022

Computer Science Education Week is coming up quickly from December 5th to the 9th! Focused on data science and #ConnectingTogether, this year CodeVA is hosting an in-person LAUNCH event at The Science Museum of Virginia where students will hear from speakers from all over Virginia and participate in hands-on activities throughout the museum. We will live stream the event from this page for all to see on our website for friends around the state who can’t join us in person!

After the Launch event, we have a full week of student workshops, after-school programs, and professional learning opportunities for educators! With offerings for K-8 students and any educator level, we’re sure to have something for everyone.

 

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Schedule
Monday
Dec. 5th
Tuesday
Dec. 6th
Wednesday
Dec 7th
Thursday
Dec. 8th
Friday
Dec. 9th

CS Ed Week Launch! Livestream
9am – 10am

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Coming to you live from The Science Museum of Virginia be sure to tune into the live stream of our CS Ed Week Launch! event live stream to hear from speakers about how they are using computer science to #ConnectTogether all across Virginia! Available to any educator to share with their classroom or any supporter to tune into, we will be streaming the event live from this event page and on our youtube channel! Register to receive a reminder email day of by clicking the Educator Registration! button above.

Integration through Storytelling using Twine
– a Guided Module
12/6-12/20

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Storytelling is a powerful learning tool in every classroom for engaging the imagination and core content. In this guided module, participants will be introduced to beginning programming concepts and learn how to tell stories using Twine. This low barrier activity will inspire you to bring early programming concepts to your teaching in any subject area!

This CodeVA Integration through Storytelling using Twine course will take place over ten business days as a self-paced, modular learning opportunity. Content will be made available through Canvas, all work will be asynchronous, and participants will have access to CodeVA facilitators for questions and help.

Fun with Code & Scratch Jr
4:30pm – 6pm

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Connect with Eureka Workshop this CS ED Week! In this workshop, offered specially for CS ED Week, we’ll be coding with Scratch Jr., an introductory program geared for 5-7 year olds to learn the basics of coding and programming. Scratch Jr. is a perfect platform for young students to make their first connection to computer science and the world technology.

Build a Scratch Project – Poetry Diorama
12/8 – 12/22

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Explore beginning programming concepts through building a poetry-focused project using Scratch. This step-by-step tutorial provides guidance for combining elements from elementary poetry, art, and science standards while learning about some of the most familiar programming blocks from the online Scratch tool.

This CodeVA Build a Scratch Project course will take place over ten business days as a self-paced, modular learning opportunity. Content will be made available through Canvas, all work will be asynchronous, and participants will have access to CodeVA facilitators for questions and help.

Hour of AI with Amazon’s Alexa!

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Create out-of-this-world Alexa skills with students in an hour, no Amazon device or account required. In one hour, any high school student can learn to code their own space-themed Alexa skills on MIT App Inventor – no Amazon account or device required. As they code, students meet Amazon experts and uncover the basic mechanics of voice artificial intelligence systems.

Learn more here and Teach an Hour of AI anytime before December 20, 2022 to participate!

Unplugged to Plugged
5pm – 7pm

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Unplugged to Plugged is a webinar connecting conceptual unplugged CS lessons to skills-based plugged CS lessons within core content. Participants will examine the process of bridging the gap from abstract concepts of unplugged activities to the actual execution of computer science skills in plugged activities for integrated lessons.

Amazon Tech Tours – Now on Kahoot!

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Amazon Future Engineer just launched a new way for elementary to high school students to explore STEM careers. Check out their interactive virtual field trips—now on #Kahoot! Students can meet the engineers behind Amazon’s latest technology, build their computer science vocabulary, and find out how software development and robotics make amazing innovations possible. Check it out here!

Middle School After-school Program
5pm – 7pm

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More details coming soon!

Educator On Demand
Video Package Available!

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What is Computer Science?
What is CS is a live showing of a pre-recorded webinar that that introduces the importance of teaching computer science in Virginia K-12 schools. Participants will learn about the unique landscape of CS in Virginia, engage with important CS focused resources, and learn about the VA Computer Science SOL strands.

What is Computer Science Integration?
What is Integration is a live showing of a pre-recorded webinar that will help teachers explore computer science and learn how to integrate the VA CS SOLs into core curriculum with students. Participants will engage with CodeVA created resources designed to help classroom teachers integrate computer science.

CS Unplugged
CS Unplugged is a live showing of a pre-recorded webinar that introduces teaching CS concepts through small to large scale unplugged activities. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of why concept work is important for student accessibility as they learn about CS in the classroom setting.

Digital Learning versus CS Standards of Learning
The Virginia Department of Education will host a live showing of a pre-recorded webinar that will provide educators guidance on the implementation of the 2017 Computer Science Standards of Learning and the 2020 Digital Learning Integration Standards. The session will provide attendees with a deeper understanding of these two standards and relevant resources to ensure implementation. The goal of the session is to ensure attendees can distinguish between these standards-understanding both similarities and differences and identify classroom applications of both standards.

Amazon Future Engineer’s Callisto®: Space Innovation Tour!

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Come aboard the Orion spacecraft as a virtual crew member this fall! On this free virtual tour, students can go behind the scenes at Johnson Space Center and discover the inner workings of new, special space technology heading to the moon during NASA’s Artemis I mission. Take this interactive, virtual tour on Kahoot! to gain a deeper understanding of the Deep Space Network, artificial intelligence, payloads, solar radiation, telemetry, and more! Play the kahoot here!

Educators—or virtual tour guides, don’t miss the standards-aligned Teacher Toolkit to help facilitate this interactive learning experience. After the tour, complete the Teacher Survey [UTM] and receive free space celebration items for you and your classroom.

Upper Elementary After-school Program
5pm – 7pm

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More details coming soon!

K8 Computer Science Integration Guided Module

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Computer Science Integration will help teachers explore Computer Science and learn how to integrate the VA CS SOLs into core curriculum with students.

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the computer science conceptual strands and focus on methods to help identify overlapping topics and concepts. Through this training, educators will design integrated lessons for their classroom using CodeVA’s Computer Science Integration Guide and explore pre-made lessons with our facilitators skilled at integrating Computer Science into their own K-8th grade classrooms.

This CodeVA Computer Science Integration course will take place over ten business days as a self-paced, modular learning opportunity. Content will be made available through Canvas, all work will be asynchronous, and participants will have access to CodeVA facilitators for questions and help.

Backward Design for Computer Science Integration
5pm – 7pm

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Learn about developing integrated CS lessons using a backward design approach with CodeVA’s new tools and processes. Participants will be given resources and procedures to help them create powerful integrated lessons that can engage students in meaningful computer science learning.

 

Sponsors

Interested in sponsing CS Ed Week? Reach out to us here!
CS Ed Week Launch Sponsorship Grid - 2022

Details

Start:
December 5
End:
December 9
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Organizer

CodeVA
Phone:
8047279817
Email:
info@codevirginia.org
Website:
www.codevirginia.org