December 2021 Workshop

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Resources from Sarah Carter, STEM/Computer Science Specialist at MN Dept. of Education

Resources for the Computational Thinking (CT) Stations

Build It

Build it activities are physical computing  lessons that will get your students creating!

Block It

These activities are lessons using block based coding that will need technology (i.e. smartphone, tablet, laptops, etc.) in order to use in the classroom. 

App Inventor

Cowbell Activity; note: recommend downloading sound and image files from Wikimedia Commons

Unplug It

Designed to be devicefree and focus on computational thinking skills that can be integrated into many subject areas

CS Education Week

Computer Science Education Week is an annual call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field. The theme of 2021's CS Education Week is #CSEverywhere. Explore the resources for teaching, inspiring, advocating, and involving others in CS education, including posters for CS Heroes.