CS4HS – Day 1 Cont

Session 2: Workshop Overview

Purpose: vision for teaching, specific ideas for new standards, peer support

Links – http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/csfieldguide/student/, contact for link for Teacher Guide link.

Question want answered by Friday? Where and how can I learn more about CS so I can better help my students learn CS?

Have done a great job over last few years – http://nzacditt.org.nz/.


Tim Bell – overview – link to presentation??

No right language, use the language that you are confident with.

Teachers are the lynchpin! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BbKC2BLCQAAWcQO.jpg:large

Codeavengers – match standards really well, workshops to be run.

Female students – overseas numbers in single digits https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BbKEH-rCAAAfDl8.jpg:large

Shut down or restart report – UK, mandated CS right through schooling.

Obama video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XvmhE1J9PY
4.5 million schoolchildren will participate in the “Hour of Code”

Computer Science Field Guide – getting ready for 2014
Parody cards and brochures – has all universities on it.

Cool video on Algorithms from Field Guide – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOwCCvHEfY0









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