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Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center – Georgetown, TX

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Middle School (Grades 6-8) [clear filter]
Tuesday, June 18
 

1:30pm CDT

Google CS First
Get a first hand look at Google's FREE computer science program with FREE instructional and club materials geared towards 4th-8th graders. Google offers 3 Easier Activities (High Seas Activity, Gumball's Coding Adventure, Create Your Own Google Logo), 2 Easier Club Modules (Storytelling, Music & Sound), 3 Moderate Club Modules (Friends, Fashion & Design, Art), 3 Challenging Club Modules (Social Media, Sports, Game Design), and 1 Advanced Club Module (Animation) all of which are 100% FREE.

Presenters
avatar for Susan F. Reeves

Susan F. Reeves

Consultant & Facilitator, ESC Region 20
Talk to me about all things technology integration! I am a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer and Seesaw Ambassador and love introducing new technology tools to students and teachers that enhance and complement their work. I am certified in Computer Science for 8-12... Read More →
avatar for Gianna Colson

Gianna Colson

Teacher, La Feria ISD
- Code.Org CS Fundamentals Facilitator- Google CS First Facilitator- Scratch Coding Program Facilitator- Logo Institute Facilitator- Pre-AP Science & STEAM Teacher- Rio Grande Valley Science Association Board Member at Large- Science Teachers Association of Texas Treasurer



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

Ignite My Future & goIT: Computational & Design Thinking Resources
Explore a comprehensive set of resources seamlessly integrating the principles of both design thinking and computational thinking across core curriculum to give students the 21st century skills they need for future success. Engaging lessons and activities tie in exciting, real-world scenarios.

Presenters
avatar for Serene Gallegos

Serene Gallegos

Program Manager, Tata Consultancy Services
As Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Program Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility, Serene Gallegos leads the Ignite My Future in School program, TCS’ collaborative education initiative with Discovery Education which has reached over 5,000+ educators and nearly 300,000 since... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
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Wednesday, June 19
 

10:30am CDT

Sprite Lab - Code.org’s Newest Open-Ended Tool!
Code.org’s free resources teach students coding with visual blocks. You may have done the Hour of Code or perhaps your school is teaching coding and computer science. You’ve used the Hour of Code tutorials with your students, or perhaps even taught the Code.org A-F curriculum, now it’s time for open ended projects! The newly released Sprite Lab is designed to allow students to imagine and creative expressive, interesting projects and games. In this session, you will learn how to integrate the newly released Sprite Lab into your grade 4+ class.

Presenters
avatar for Susan F. Reeves

Susan F. Reeves

Consultant & Facilitator, ESC Region 20
Talk to me about all things technology integration! I am a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer and Seesaw Ambassador and love introducing new technology tools to students and teachers that enhance and complement their work. I am certified in Computer Science for 8-12... Read More →



Wednesday June 19, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
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