News Category: weteach_cs

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:

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Girls Go CyberStart deadline extended to April 12th

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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.

Finch Robot Loan Program

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March 29, 2019

Birdbrain Technologies offers a loan program designed to expand the reach of our robots to populations who may have limited access to computer science. Thus, we will give precedence to organizations that

New Code.org cohort in El Paso

By Christian Bazán
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March 27, 2019

WeTeach_CS and Code.org are excited to announce that there is now a local cohort in El Paso!

WTCS speakers this Spring and Summer

By Christian Bazán
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March 22, 2019

WeTeach_CS has a busy conference schedule this Spring and Summer with speakers like Carol FletcherLisa Garbrecht, and Ellie Goldberg all presenting at multiple conferences. Check out the schedule below* and even if you can't attend you can still view and download the presentations here after they have presented.

WeTeach_CS Summit plenary speakers announced

By Christian Bazán
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March 22, 2019

WeTeach_CS seeks to bring the most innovative, insightful, and important voices to the Summit each year to share the latest challenges and developments in computer science education. This year, WeTeach_CS is extremely excited to announce three plenary sessions speakers who more than live up to that goal.

Code.org scholarships available for K-12 Professional Development

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March 18, 2019

Code.org is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra.