Computer Science Education Week
Computer Science Education Week (CS Ed Week) is a chance for every single Computer Science student, teacher, and enthusiast to celebrate the awesomeness that is – Computer Science! Celebrated this year during the week of December 7, CS Ed Week typically occurs the week of December 9. This is intended to celebrate the birthday of Admiral Grace Hopper (December 9, 1906). So, while you look below to see what is happening around the State for CS Ed Week, don’t forget to wish Grace Hopper a Happy Birthday!!
To follow Computer Science activity happening around the state or to contribute your own celebration, add #CSintheSunshine to your posts.
How are Florida Counties celebrating CS Ed Week?
- Broward County
- St Johns County
- Follow along on Twitter at @CTEsjcsd
- Pasco County
- Daily “Did you know?” CS facts shared with students, parents, and teachers daily
- Many schools will be participating in Hour of Code activities and some Code.org resources (see below)
- “The students from Wiregrass Ranch High School published a piece on the importance of CS and APCSP. Yesterday there were awarded ‘The Best of SNO’ This is a national recognition going to less than 10% of submissions.”
- Read about it all here: https://bestofsno.com/46921/features/schools-implementing-a-new-wave-of-education/
- Indian River County
- Hour of Code and CS Ed Week Challenge! Follow along on Twitter at @sdircci, @aprilperez, and #SDIRChourofcode2020
Looking for other CS Ed Week and Hour of Code Resources?
Here are some to consider:
- CS Education Week Home Page (created and managed by CSTA)
- Hour of Code Activities
- Activities and lessons organized by grade level and subject
- Artificial Intelligence and Drawing Hour of Code Lesson Resources
- Google for Education CS First Unplugged
- Kodable K-5 CS Ed Week Resources