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Ideas for Families 

With or without internet access at home, families can start learning CS together. Here are a few resources to get you started!

Please note that this is not a complete list of all resources; a Google search may help you to find more resources as well. The intention of this site is to get you started.

Without Internet Access, here are some great resources:

With Internet access, here are some great resources:

computer science

Upcoming Opportunities: 

October

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Moon, Mars and Robotics Camps for Summer 2023

Open the Doors of Imagination with Academic, Space and Legislated Summer Learning programming featuring Robotics, Mars and the Moon!  These programs will improve academic outcomes and get students excited about exploring career pathways in the growing Space Industry.

See attached flyer.

Join a Live, Virtual event on October 4 at 1:00 p.m. EST. with Ms. Kara Lewis.  Reply to rpurcell@pcgus.com for an invitation and meeting links.

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Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, from 6-7 p.m. CT to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which raises awareness about digital security and safe online practices. Hear from a panel of industry partners about their career journeys and learn ways to be proactive in protecting your devices and personal data. RSVP
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The Aspirations in Computing Award honors high school women for their computing related achievements and interests and encourages them to pursue their passion and young women in grades 9 through 12 are eligible to apply.  Award recipients are selected based on their interest in and passion for technology and computing, leadership ability, and plans for the future.  Applications can be submitted anytime between now and October 20th, but I ask that you encourage your students to apply sooner rather than later.  If you know a student who should apply for the Aspirations in Computing Award, please encourage them to apply: https://www.aspirations.org/content/encourage-student.   Students can apply here: https://www.aspirations.org/award-programs/apply-for-the-award-for-aic.
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October is LGBTQ+ History Month, and CSTA are very excited to celebrate and reflect on this time. With this in mind, CSTA will be hosting a virtual Pride affinity group meetup on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 6-7 p.m. CT. Come chat, network, and celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with incredible educators from across the US! RSVP