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PASCD 67th Annual Conference
Sparking Innovation: Personalized Learning, STEM, 4C's

Saturday, November 11th,2017 (Preconference)
Sunday, November 12th,2017
Monday, November 13th, 2017
The Central Hotel & Conference Center 800 East Park Drive Harrisburg, PA 17111

FREE Preconference: Computer Science for Elementary Schools

High-quality, professional development workshop, free of charge!

  • is hosting no-cost, one-day workshops for K-5 educators interested in teaching computer science. Workshops will cover courses 1-3 and offer supplies needed to teach the courses. 

Why teach computer science in elementary school?

  • has developed elementary school curriculum that allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing. Courses blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with “unplugged” classroom activities that require no computer. Each course consists of 20 lessons.

What’s in a workshop?

  • In-person instruction from an experienced computer science facilitator, including an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard,
    and strategies for teaching “unplugged”
    classroom activities.

What you’ll receive (at no cost)

  • Printed curriculum guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Classroom supplies for the unplugged lessons
  • Fun swag