News Category: computer-science

UIL Spring Meet CS results are in

By Christian Bazán
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May 10, 2019

UIL meets are a big part of high school life and the computer science competition is no different, with students from all across Texas challenging the test with increasingly impressive skills. Students must study a diverse range of topics in computer science in order to score well on the 45-minute exam and the two-hour programming component, both in the individual and team contests.

You can view an overview video of the contest from UIL here.

Anne Richards School positions open

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May 8, 2019

The Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders is a public, all-girls 6-12 STEM-focused school in the center of Austin, Texas.  If you are interested in any of these positions, please send an email with your cover letter and resume to anah.sikorsky@austinisd.org.  

Army Futures Command survey

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April 29, 2019

At Army Futures Command (AFC), we believe in utilizing the best expertise, whatever the source, to create innovative solutions faster and better. We’re on a quest to modernize the way the Army does business by creating a space of endless possibilities to explore, develop, and test new methods, organizations, and technologies. Above all else, we want to make sure Soldiers have what they need, before they need it, to protect tomorrow…today.

NICE K-12 Conference call for proposals

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April 22, 2019

-From NICE (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education)

WeTeach_CS Summit 2019 scholarships available

By Christian Bazán
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April 22, 2019

Apply now to receive a scholarship for registration to the WeTeach_CS Summit 2019 or up to $400 in travel and lodging expenses. Applications close on May 31st, 2019.

Apply Here

 

 

Digital Media Academy is offering 1,000 full scholarships for students

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April 15, 2019

The Nudelman Family Trust is granting one thousand full scholarships to students for their Digital Media Academy programs. Digital Media Academy is dedicated to offering world-class STEM education globally through its Tech Camps and Certified Schools Programs. Digital Media Academy believes that all driven and motivated students should have access to high-quality STEM education experiences. As a part of their mission to increase the number of women in STEM, half of their scholarships will be reserved for girls.

AP CS A Teacher Summit applications open

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April 5, 2019

You're invited to apply for the 2019 AP® Computer Science A Teacher Summit. This meeting will be hosted by Facebook at their headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., August 4–6.

WeTeach_CS Summit 2019: T-shirt design contest winner

By Christian Bazán
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April 4, 2019

Congratulations to Tara Bennett from La Grange High School on designing the winning T-shirt for the 2019 WeTeach_CS Summit! Tara is a Computer Science and Technology Applications teacher who also runs the La Grange High School Media Club. Tara will be recognized at the Summit and will attend for free! Thank you, Tara, for a an excellent and super fun design - we look forward to seeing everyone in these shirts at the event.

 

WeTeach_CS Summit 2019:Student Playground applications open

By Christian Bazán
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April 4, 2019

Are your students doing amazing things with computer science? Bring them to the WeTeach_CS Summit and show off! The WeTeach_CS Student Playground is accepting applications now:

Apply Here

Girls Go CyberStart deadline extended to April 12th

By Community Author
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April 4, 2019

Girls Go CyberStart is a fun and interactive series of digital challenges designed to introduce you to the field of cybersecurity. More than 6,600 high school girls played Girls Go CyberStart in 2018 and loved it! Best of all? You will compete in three stages for the chance to win cash prizes for you and your school as well as scholarships to help pay for college.