Mayor Announces Computer Science In All Schools! Want to get a head start?

Hello Everyone!

Mayor De Blasio announced a plan to have a Computer Science taught in all schools, grades K-12, within the next 10 years.  Would you like to get a head start?  Then you should sign up for the Coding Curriculum / Computer Science Fundamentals Curriculum workshop.  The workshop will cover Code.org’s Elementary School Curriculum and how you can use the free resources in any classroom, after school program or club.

We are offering three sessions at district75pd.org:

10/6/15

https://district75pd.org/pd/catalog/details/1b6becb7-f173-48ab-9c18-9149840f16fa/

12/8/15 (Perfect for the Hour of Code)

https://district75pd.org/pd/catalog/details/2aa8528f-a78f-4c32-a13b-5e171e63736e/

2/12/16

https://district75pd.org/pd/catalog/details/4ae945c3-939a-4fbe-aacb-38c3c5b8ded8/

If you are unable to attend during the week there are also several Saturday sessions available throughout Manhattan, including this Saturday 9/19:

9/19/15 @ Thinkful

Thinkful, 304 Hudson Street, Fl. 5 Suite 505, New York, NY 10013
http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4940108

10/3/15 @ ThoughtWorks
ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10016
http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4958397

10/17/15 @ ThoughtWorks
ThoughtWorks, 99 Madison Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10016
http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4951755

11/14/15 @ General Assembly
General Assembly, 915 Broadway New York, NY 10010
http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/4951756

12/5/15 Location TDB
http://code.org/professional-development-workshops/495175

Additional information about the Mayor’s announcement:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/16/nyregion/de-blasio-to-announce-10-year-deadline-to-offer-computer-science-to-all-students.html

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/09/16/computer-science-nyc-schools/

If you have any questions please email:

Lionel Bergeron (LBerger3@schools.nyc.gov)

District 75

Technology Coach

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