Good morning and welcome to day two of the 2018 WeTeach_CS Summit! We hope everyone was as inspired by day one as we were and are ready to take on another day of this unique CS professional development experience!

 

So, what was your favorite part of day one? Let us know on social media using the hashtag #wtcs2018!

 

Day Two Preview – Tuesday, June 19

For the full schedule of events and breakout sessions, along with descriptions and presenter information, be sure to check out the WeTeach_CS Summit 2018 Online Schedule.

 

Keynote Session @ 8AM

No Fear CS: Challenging the Status Quo to Advance CSforAll

Kamau BobbKamau Bobb, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech

Access to STEM education is access to power. Dr. Kamau Bobb, founding Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech University, will share his perspective on the role that K-16 educators, administrators, professional development providers and policy-makers can play to move beyond viewing STEM/CS education simply as a route to employment in the tech sector but as a tool for empowerment, particularly for students of color.

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Lunch / General Session @ 11:30AM

Technology by Artists, Musicians and Dancers

Dylan RyderDylan Ryder,

Educational Technologist at The School at Columbia University

Computing and technology has long held a place with pioneering artists and performers, though most of us art world outsiders might be surprised to hear that. Discover some of the exciting work of prominent “creative technology” artists of the past and present, and discuss strategies for engaging your fellow teachers and students in computational New Media Art activities.

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Exhibitor Fair / Device Petting Zoo @ 3PM – 5PM

WeTeach_CS Summit Exhibitor FairThe Exhibitor Fair and Device Petting Zoo allows teachers to meet with vendors and organizations in a relaxed reception environment, while also getting an up-close look at some of the latest devices coming to classrooms in the near future.

View all 14 exhibitors

Exhibits will also be open from 8AM – 1PM on Wednesday, June 20.

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WeTeach_CS Summit Sponsors

 

Oracle Academy

 

Texas Instruments logo

 

WeTeach_CS Program Sponsor

 

LaunchCS - Launch Computer Science

 

WeTeach_CS Grant Funder

 

Texas Education Agency

 

WeTeach_CS is a program of the UT Center for STEM Education.

Center for STEM Education

 

 

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