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The CS4Philly Design Workshop is open to tech professionals and STEM educators. Participants will work in teams to identify and design fun, innovative computer science activities for the CS Student Experience, a citywide youth event that will kick off CS4Philly Week 2018 (December 3-9).
The workshop will be interactive allowing attendees to learn from each and to connect their technical passions with civic engagement opportunities. No prior preparation or materials are required.
Workshop participants will learn about CS4Philly’s mission, plans underway for CS4Philly Week (Dec 3-9) and the CS Student Experience on December 3 for high school students from across Philadelphia. Attendees will be introduced to STEAM based activities and work in teams to develop activities for the CS Student Experience. Participants will also learn about digital badging and design ways to recognize the skills and concepts students will be learning.
Coffee and check-in will begin at 10 am. Lunch will be provided at noon
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CS4Philly was launched last December as a call to action for the public and private investment needed to make this vision a reality. Its mission aligns with the national Computer Science for All movement to make CS an integral part of the educational experience of all K-12 students and teachers and to support student pathways to college and career success.
The CS4Philly “Bill of Rights” proclaims that all of Philadelphia’s children and youth have the right to access the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to participate fully in the digital economy; to be creators in the digital economy, not just consumers, and to be active citizens in our technology-driven world.
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