Computer Science Education Week: NGCP Schedule of Activities

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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:00am - Friday, December 9, 2016 - 5:00pm
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Computer Science Education Week December 5-11, 2016

Please join NGCP in celebrating Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) by engaging in the following activities listed below:



Monday, December 5

Read the Guest Blog Post from Girls Who Code. (Available on December 5.)


Participate in the Twitter Chat at 9:00AM Pacific (12:00PM Eastern): ‘Gender Equity in Coding: How do we get there?’ #CrackTheCode

Tuesday, December 6


Watch the webinar: ‘Lessons Learned for Effective Evaluation of Girl-Serving CS Programming’.


Read inspiring pieces from the CS OPEN Grantees Young Women in Computing and University of Maryland, Baltimore County. (Available on December 6.)

Wednesday, December 7

Read the Guest Blog Post from Girlstart. (Available on December 7.)

ShareMade with Code’ with one girl.

Participate in the Afterschool Alliance (@afterschool4all) and the National AfterSchool Association (@NatlAfterSchool) Twitter Chat at 11:00AM Pacific (2:00PM Eastern). #afterschoolCS

Thursday, December 8


Watch the Design Squad Global video: ‘Hi-Tech Locker’.

Solve a real-world problem with one girl using the Design Squad Global model.

Read the inspiring new coder Racheal Hill’s Guest Blog Post. (Available on December 8.)

Friday, December 9


Read the video game designer Josh Hughes' Guest Blog Post. (Available on December 9.)

Watch the webinar: ‘Diving into 'Careers with Code' with Google and the National Girls Collaborative’. (Available on December 9.)

Visit The Connectory to find or input computer science opportunities in your area.

Please use #NGCPCSEdWeek16 for any social media posting you do! We encourage you to celebrate and spotlight, throughout the week, how girls are being served by Computer Science (CS) programs in our NGCP Collaborative Network.

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