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Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center – Georgetown, TX

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Monday, June 17
 

10:00am

Resources for Implementing CS into the Classroom, Elem through HS
The focus of this session will be to share CS resources for use in the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Most resources will be free to use, either by intend of publisher, or by trial / limited use license. Resources that require paid subscription will be identified. This will be a hands-on interactive participation and exploration session.
Participants should bring their own WiFi connected devices on which they can explore resources presented. Participants will be provided a bit.ly link to a Google doc containing links to resources.
Target audience for this session is CS teachers of 0 to 5 years experience, although more experienced teachers may find resources useful.

Presenters
avatar for Randle Moore

Randle Moore

Computer Science Teacher / Trainer, The University of Texas at Austin - WeTeach_CS
WeTeach_CS educates, empowers, and inspires K-12 CS teachers, administrators, professional development providers, and university instructors to realize the vision of CSforALL. The STEM Center at The University of Texas at Austin serves as the backbone organization for the WeTeach_CS... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
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10:00am

Sphero Your Escape by Solving Equations!
Can you figure out the math to help your Jedi escape the Death Star? Wanting to try out some STEM with computer science and math together in your classroom? Here you will see some ideas for integrating math and Sphero to engage and motivate students to learn and apply the important concept of multi-step equations. Participants will get to experience a galactic adventure with a Star Wars themed Sphero math maze and receive copies of all activities to use in their classroom. Activities can be easily built upon to increase coding and computer science in your STEM classroom with Sphero. Come prepared to learn, have fun, and escape from the Galactic Empire’s most revered space station. Download the Sphero Edu app from Google Play or the App Store prior to the session to be able to use your own device to aid in your escape (optional).

Presenters
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Valerie Blackburn

Outreach Assistant Director, UTMB Office of Educational Outreach
avatar for Lisa Richardson

Lisa Richardson

Math Teacher, Clear Brook High School in Clear Creek ISD


Monday June 17, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
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Tuesday, June 18
 

1:30pm

Build a Cybersecurity Escape Room
Interested in introducing your students to cybersecurity? How about developing your own cybersecurity escape room? Debi will walk you through the Youth Code Jam tabletop escape room and explain the ins and outs, ups and downs, this ways and that ways of creating your own escape room for your students, including design tips, narrative suggestions, types of challenges and puzzles and your role as gamemaker.

Presenters
avatar for Debi Pfitzenmaier

Debi Pfitzenmaier

Executive Director, Youth Code Jam


Tuesday June 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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2:45pm

Sphero Your Escape by Solving Equations!
Can you figure out the math to help your Jedi escape the Death Star? Wanting to try out some STEM with computer science and math together in your classroom? Here you will see some ideas for integrating math and Sphero to engage and motivate students to learn and apply the important concept of multi-step equations. Participants will get to experience a galactic adventure with a Star Wars themed Sphero math maze and receive copies of all activities to use in their classroom. Activities can be easily built upon to increase coding and computer science in your STEM classroom with Sphero. Come prepared to learn, have fun, and escape from the Galactic Empire’s most revered space station. Download the Sphero Edu app from Google Play or the App Store prior to the session to be able to use your own device to aid in your escape (optional).

Presenters
VB

Valerie Blackburn

Outreach Assistant Director, UTMB Office of Educational Outreach
avatar for Lisa Richardson

Lisa Richardson

Math Teacher, Clear Brook High School in Clear Creek ISD


Tuesday June 18, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm
TAYLOR
 
Wednesday, June 19
 

9:15am

Resources for Implementing CS into the Classroom, Elem through HS
The focus of this session will be to share CS resources for use in the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Most resources will be free to use, either by intend of publisher, or by trial / limited use license. Resources that require paid subscription will be identified. This will be a hands-on interactive participation and exploration session.
Participants should bring their own WiFi connected devices on which they can explore resources presented. Participants will be provided a bit.ly link to a Google doc containing links to resources.
Target audience for this session is CS teachers of 0 to 5 years experience, although more experienced teachers may find resources useful.

Presenters
avatar for Randle Moore

Randle Moore

Computer Science Teacher / Trainer, The University of Texas at Austin - WeTeach_CS
WeTeach_CS educates, empowers, and inspires K-12 CS teachers, administrators, professional development providers, and university instructors to realize the vision of CSforALL. The STEM Center at The University of Texas at Austin serves as the backbone organization for the WeTeach_CS... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 9:15am - 10:15am
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