Computer Science: It's Easier Than You Think

Computer Science: It's Easier Than You Think

Objectives
Participants will explore what computer science is, why it is important for youth in their program, and how they can successfully teach computer science.
Agenda
  • Welcome and Introduction – 5 minutes
  • Is it Computer Science? – 15 minutes
  • What is Computer Science? – 10 minutes
  • See the Skill in Action – 15 minutes
  • Hands-On Learning – 60 minutes
  • Debrief – 15 minutes
  • How to Organize a Computer Science Activity –15 minutes
  • Action Plan – 25 minutes
  • Conclusion – 5 minutes

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Staff Development Guides are available as downloadable PDF files. Guides include everything needed to conduct the professional development session, including handouts and links to the video-based learning module and hands-on learning activities. Click the link below to download this guide.

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