Infosys Foundation USA working with DonorsChoose.org to support CS professional development

Infosys Foundation USA working with DonorsChoose.org to support CS professional development

WeTeach_CS is dedicated to the success of CS teachers, so we know what an important role professional development plays in creating that success. We also know all too well the challenges involved in funding and creating professional development opportunities for...
My Brother’s Keeper Coding Makerspace – Student Showcase

My Brother’s Keeper Coding Makerspace – Student Showcase

My Brother’s Keeper Coding Makerspace will be holding a student showcase on Saturday, May 13th from 1-4PM at the Carver Museum in Austin, TX. Coding Makerspace participants will demonstrate the Web VR projects they’ve been working on the during past few months. The program, run by Changing Expectations, is designed to encourage boys and young men of color to get involved in computer science and coding in order to foster an inclusive computing culture.

Mission to introduce teachers to Computer Science a success!

Mission to introduce teachers to Computer Science a success!

Last week saw the culmination of a partnership announced in late 2016 between U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) and the Center for STEM Education (the parent organization of WeTeach_CS) to increase students’ exposure to computer science concepts in the sprawling 23rd Congressional District which stretches west from San Antonio, along the border to just outside El Paso. Joining the partnership were Dell, Facebook, Intel, and Brocade who combined to fund a 3-day Bootstrap workshop for 40 middle and high school mathematics teachers at BiblioTech, the digital library of Bexar County. The workshop, facilitated by WeTeach_CS, introduced participants to a curriculum which integrates programming with Algebra.

CS at SXSWedu – Cracking the Code: K-12 Computer Science Education

CS at SXSWedu – Cracking the Code: K-12 Computer Science Education

Attending SXSWedu? Be sure to check out the panel session Cracking the Code: K-12 Computer Science Education, hosted by Oracle Academy. Our own Carol Fletcher will be discussing how to increase CS education in the K-12 classroom along with other CS education experts....

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