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.
Alison Derbenwick Miller – Oracle – VP Oracle Academy
Carol Fletcher – UT Austin Center for STEM Education – Deputy Director
Linda Cliatt-Wayman – Strawberry Mansion High School – Principal
Ted Fujimoto – Landmark Consulting Group – President
Tyler DeWitt – Education Content Creator & Consultant
- When – Tuesday, March 7, 11:00AM – 12:00PM
- Where – Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon D
- Summary – Hosted by Oracle Academy: Computer science education plays a critical role in our future; our advancement as a country depends on it and many experts believe it has the ability to close economic disparity and workforce gender gaps. Research shows that students can be more successful in computing when they start learning in their K-12 classrooms. Despite this consensus, numerous challenges prevent educators from fully incorporating computer science into K-12 schools. So then, how can educators forge ahead and effectively instill computer science learning into their classrooms?