Such as local universities and colleges to provide students with information on computer science and technology programs offered, as well as local tech industry businesses to showcase STEM+CS careers and internships available and network with students. Presenters contribute a $75 event table fee and bring all necessary material for distribution to students such as informational handouts as well as company branded giveaways (pens, bags, toys, etc.)
Computer science provides a foundation for virtually any career – everybody can benefit from learning the basics. There are predicted to be 1,000,000 unfilled jobs in computing by the year 2020! For more statistics like these, see http://code.org/promote/fl
Hour of Code – Congratulations to BCPS for being the WORLDWIDE LEADER in participants in the 2014 Hour of Code!
What is an Hour of Code? It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code” and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator, an innovator. To learn more and to find out how your school can participate, visit Code.org’s website at http://csedweek.org/
See highlights of Broward Schools computer science initiative: #BrowardCODES
Code.org (http://code.org) and Computer Science Education Week’s (http://csedweek.org/) websites provide many, many information, tutorials, ideas, and resources to get started in computer science for K-12.
Exactly as it sounds, plugged means you are learning or actually coding using a computer. Here are some links to get you started: