Bloxmob has announced their 2018 Appathon contest with a top prize of $1000! The deadline for submitting an app is February 15, 2018. Seven prizes will be awarded in total. All winners will be announced on February 28, 2018 and will include one 1st Prize ($1000), one 2nd Prize ($500), and five Shoutout Prizes ($100 each). For more information and complete guidelines, please visit the Bloxmob appathon page.
The spring session of our online certification prep course, Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers, will open on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7PM. Hundreds of teachers from around the country have already taken Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers, with many going on to achieve CS certification and earn their $1000 stipend. So, don’t wait to start your certification journey—Register today!
In 2018, the TExES 241 CS 8-12 certification exam will be offered every month from February through August. There’s never been a better time to earn your CS certification and the best time to get prepared is now! WeTeach_CS wants to make sure you have the knowledge and confidence necessary to pass the exam and earn your$1000 stipend, that’s why we’re offering our Certification Prep Face-2-Face and Foundations of Computer Science for Teachers courses starting in January.
2017 was a banner year for WeTeach_CS. We inaugurated our WeTeach_CS Collaboratives program, held our first Hour of Code at the Capitol, and ended the year by celebrating helping over 400 Texas teachers become CS certified. In 2018, we’re going to drive that road to 500 CS certifications and keep on going! So, who’s coming with us?
2018 is coming! WeTeach_CS will be offering a full slate of professional development workshops, including some new workshops we’re offering for the first time, not to mention the always popular WeTeach_CS Summit and Deep Dives. So be sure to mark your calendars and register soon to secure your spot.
Hellooooo, Wacooooo! In 2018—for the first time ever—we’re bringing our WeTeach_CS Certification Prep Face-2-Face workshop to the Heart of Texas, the birthplace of Dr. Pepper—Waco!