Jun 20, 2019 | 9:00 AM | Thursday

Thu Jun 20, 9:00 AM - Fri Jun 21, 5:00 PM

Austin, TX 78704

Community: South Austin

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This two-day institute is designed to engage professionals from education with computer science, and how a computer science initiative can be implemented in their schools and classrooms. Participants will learn more about the intricacies of how the internet works, web d

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This two-day institute is designed to engage professionals from education with computer science, and how a computer science initiative can be implemented in their schools and classrooms. Participants will learn more about the intricacies of how the internet works, web design, algorithms and how games and apps are designed. Attendees will obtain the skills and techniques they need to bring a computer science-focused approach to their learning environment, and the tools necessary to ensuring students engage with computer science.


Key Content:


Understand how computers communicate and how we communicate with computers via code


Use cutting-edge hardware and software


Connect computer science topics to the big picture, from bits to big data


Experiment with unplugged, hands-on activities for understanding computer science concepts that can be taken back to the classroom


Discuss algorithmic bias and what it means for the future of Artificial Intelligence


Analyze famous algorithms like Google Search


Design a basic webpage with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and apply web accessibility standards


Use the industry practices behind games and apps development



Who Should Attend:


Teachers


Administrators


Instructional coaches


Educators at all levels


Tech coaches and specialists 


Schools on the cutting edge of innovation in education



Dates and Times:
June 20th-21st, 8:00am-4:00pm each day

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