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Teacher Resources

This is a collection of resources that will help support you in your CS journey. Browse, explore, collect, and come back. As we learn more and/or as things change, we will keep updating these pages!

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Books

 

Lesson Ideas

 

CS Course-Specific Trainings

 

CS Standards for Curriculum

 

Team CS

 

CS is Everywhere Speaker Series

 

CS Certification

CS & Equity

 

CS Teaching Standards

 

Hour of Code

 

Quality PD

 

Clubs & Special Events

 

Upcoming Opportunities!

You can also add these Opportunities to your Google Calendar by clicking here.

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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
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Have you always wanted to present at a CSTA conference, but weren't quite sure how to turn your idea into a fully realized presentation? Join the 2023 CSTA Conference Committee to help you take your ideas and turn them into a proposal ready to submit for the 2023 Call for Proposals. Can't attend? A recording will be shared after the event. 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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Dow Hall (Yale University), Rm 201, 370 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
NACLO = North American Computational Linguistics Open

This is 1 of FOUR practice sessions for the contest on 1/26.

Are you a student with a knack for languages, logic and computational thinking? Would you like to try your hand at deciphering an ancient script or deducing the logical patterns of Swahili or Hawaiian? If so, then you should participate in NACLO - a contest for high school students to learn and solve challenging linguistics problems drawn from a variety of languages. No prior knowledge is required.

Register here: https://yalesurvey.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9FQvh0fT2clx0CW
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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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The How We Teach Computing Summit aligns with Hello World! The Big Book of Computing Pedagogy that focuses on approaches to teaching computing in the classroom. The summit is tailored around the twelve research-based approaches to teaching and learning computing, originally developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for the National Centre for Computing Education. 

You can download a free copy of Hello World! The Big Book of Computing Pedagogy here.

To register for this conference, click HERE.