All NYC schools are encouraged to participate in Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) from December 3-9, 2018. CSEdWeek is a great opportunity for every student to try computer science (CS)! Join the growing number of schools and educators in NYC bringing computer science to their students by hosting an Hour of Code or other CS community event! Let us know what you are doing for CSEdWeek by completing this survey by November 21.
What is Computer Science Education Week?
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual week dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to try computer science. Launched in December 2009, coinciding with the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Hopper, it primarily focused on policy issues. In 2013, Code.org introduced the Hour of Code which expanded CSEdWeek to reach tens of millions of students in over 180 countries!
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Why host a CSEdWeek Event?
It’s fun AND easy to do! Hosting an event can spark student interest in computer science, demonstrate how engaging the content can be, and help schools determine how to start making computer science part of their students’ education!
How Can I Participate?
Participating is easy! Any school can host an in-class, school-wide, or teacher-hosted event.
Where do I start?
Don’t know where to start? Check out our guide to getting started with CSEdWeek.
If you’re a middle or high school, join CS4All’s Hack League! The Hack League is a friendly competition in which student teams use open data, including 311 data, from their school neighborhoods to design a project that addresses issues impacting their own communities.
Need a volunteer to help at your CSEdWeek event? Click here.
Let us know what you are doing for CSEdWeek by completing this survey by November 21. We’d love to share your amazing work with the world!
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