WeTeach_CS for HS
Everything you need to teach CS1
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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.
We Can Help Teachers After Certification Too!
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.
NCWIT is now accepting applications for the 2019 Aspirations in Computing awards. The AiC Awards are divided into three categories: 9th-12th grade women, 9th-12th grade educators, and collegiate women. Let’s make sure the Texas computer science community is well represented! Teachers should encourage young women in CS to apply and then be sure to apply yourself!
Are you an elementary school teacher in the Rio Grande Valley who’s interested in adding computer science activities to your classroom, but needs some help getting started? Then join WeTeach_CS veteran and Code.org facilitator, Gianna Colson on Saturday, September 22nd for a full day of Code.org CS Fundamentals training.
- 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.