Monday Dec. 7th kicks off the start of Computer Science Education Week, 2020! Join the computer science community in celebrating computer science in education. Whether you’re new to the world of computer science or have been involved since its inception, you’ll find many interesting events and activities that are ongoing throughout the week.
Computer Science Education Week began in 2009 to encourage and increase participation and offerings of computer science in education. CS Education Week’s 2020 focus is social justice. To learn more about computer science in education, and social justice in computer science education, check out the Computer Science Education Week website and explore the #CSEdWeek2020 and the #CSforSocialJustice hashtags on social media.
Events & Activities
- The CS Education Week kick off happens Monday, Dec. 7th at 1p.m. ET. After that, there are various events hosted throughout the week. For more information about the schedule of events and to register, check out the #CSEdWeek events page.
- Amazon is celebrating CS Education Week by hosting a Cyber Robotics Challenge! To learn more or get involved, check out the CoderZ website.
- Are you a parent or teacher interested in exploring activities that you could complete with your kids? Check out these lesson resources for ready-to-go computer science activities for all ages.
- Celebrate Computer Science Education Week with NASA! NASA has partnered with Hour of Code to offer a variety of virtual events in honor of #CSEdWeek2020. To learn more and sign up, check out NASA’s events page.
- Follow @mdoenews on Twitter and Maine Department of Education on Facebook for #CSEdWeek posts throughout the week.
- Use the #CSEdWeek and #CSforSocialJustice hashtags to share and engage with the computer science community.
- Check out the #CSEdWeek2020Photos challenge on social media to see what teachers are doing in their classrooms during #CSEdWeek2020.
- Interested in learning more about CS in Education? Check out #CSforAll #CSforGood #CS4Maine #ComputerScience
For more information contact Emma-Marie Banks, Secondary Digital Learning & Computer Science Specialist for the Maine Department of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.