WeTeach_CS for HS
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Whether you are a beginning computer science teacher or an experienced veteran, WeTeach_CS for HS provides all the instruction, materials, and support you need to teach a first year computer science course using three programming platforms: Scratch, Jeroo, and Java. Learn more!
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Sixty percent of all STEM jobs require or involve computing, yet only three percent of Texas High School graduates have taken a computer science course. This is due to limited offerings and a lack of qualified teachers. There are 1.4 million Texas public school students who need YOU to teach Computer Science.
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Getting certified in CS is the first step. Improving the quality and diversity of CS courses is an ongoing effort. Find tools, curricula, professional development and other resources to help along the way!
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Being a Computer Science educator requires continuous learning to keep up with changing technologies and pedagogy. WeTeach_CS helps connect educators with CS Professional Development opportunities to deepen skills, encourage innovation, and build relationships with other educators.
Need to get certified before the new school year begins? Now’s the time to prepare for the August CS certification testing window! The last TExES 241 CS 8-12 certification exam window of the summer will be from August 15-18. But don’t worry, WeTeach_CS can help you achieve your CS certification goals. You just need to act now!
Attract and retain more and diverse students to your CS program with Tapestry – August 6-8 in Austin
Significant disparities exist in enrollment in advanced STEM courses in the state of Texas for females, underrepresented minorities (URM), and economically disadvantaged students. This disparities are particularly acute and persistent in high school computer science courses. The Tapestry Institute will help educators to identify and address some of the root causes of these disparities with research-based professional development.
Getting ready to teach a coding or CS class next school year? If you didn’t have a chance to take an Oracle Academy training course (It’s FREE) this summer sign up for one this Fall. See the Fall schedule below and register before the classes are full. As always, if you have questions reach out to the Oracle Academy team, we are here to help! If you don’t know how to access these free training classes, start by registering for an Oracle Academy Institutional membership.
- WeTeach_CS provided 3,368 contact hours of training to over 1,000 Texas educators representing 640 schools and 283 public, private, and charter school districts.
- Funded 29 WeTeach_CS Collaboratives across the state.
- From 2015 - 2017, WeTeach_CS supported over 400 in-service teachers to complete CS certification in Texas.
- 10 organizations, including TEA, Google, 100Kin10, IBM, Facebook, Dell, Intel, Brocade, Oracle Academy, and Microsoft invested in WeTeach_CS.