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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

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Computing affects many aspects of the world in both positive and negative ways and local and global levels. At the Impacts of Computing Summit, teachers will explore ways for individuals and communities to influence computing through their behaviors, cultural and social interactions, and in turn, new cultural practices. The summit is tailored for teachers who teach any subject in grades K-12 or are already a computer science teacher. 

Registration here: https://members.csteachers.org/Events/impacts-of-computing-summit
Student Union, 2110 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT 06268, USA
Taking place at UConn's beautiful Storrs Campus, check out THE conference for CS Teachers in New England. This was a true collaboration between CSTA (CT, NE Chapters, National), UConn (School of Engineering, Vergnano Institute for Inclusion, and Neag School of Education) and West Hartford Public Schools.
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Our presenters are what make CSTA a great conference every year. If you have an educational and engaging idea with a clear takeaway, we'd love to hear it!

Some topics of interest might include:
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Classroom Practice / Pedagogy / Instructional Strategies
  • Professional Growth & Identity for Teachers
  • First Year CS Teacher
  • CS Student/Teacher Recruitment & Retention

Visit our website to apply or review the full guide to the Call for Proposals process, including a full list of accepted topics.

Submissions are due Oct. 30, 2023.