The Computer Science for the Content Classroom in Collaboration With Amazon Future Engineer – Secondary Community of Practice is designed to engage non-computer-science educators of grades 6–12 across all content areas. The focus of computational thinking and problem-solving will bring awareness that the thinking processes of computer science are applicable to all disciplines. Whether a participant’s content area is ELA, social studies, art, or another discipline, this experience will expand their toolbox of effective thinking strategies for students’ learning and future careers. All strategies, digital activities, and digital tools experienced can be leveraged in face-to-face or virtual learning environments.
This Community of Practice requires all participants to have their own device or laptop that can connect to the internet. Participants must bring an acceptable device, power cord, and earbuds/headphones with them to the session. If a district-issued device is being used, be sure to log in to the device on the district network before attending. Device software and preferred web browsers (Chrome or Firefox) need to be up to date.
Three-day professional learning through a virtual platform using videoconferencing provides a high-paced, interactive, dynamic learning experience while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction. There will also be an opportunity to engage with colleagues throughout the school year to deepen and broaden learning through Extended Learning Pathways, On-Demand Learning modules, One-to-One Collaborative Coaching, and professional discourse.Register
Four 3-hour professional learning modules through a virtual platform using videoconferencing provide a high-paced, interactive, dynamic learning experience while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction. There will also be opportunities to engage in One-to-One Collaborative Coaching.Register