Tuesday, December 4th
breakingtheCode = [Underrepresented Students in CS] Webinar
Meet the Fellows at the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing and learn how they are expanding access to CS in low resourced schools. They'll share instructional strategies and ideas to engage underrepresented students in AP Computer Science Principles.
The webinar will be at 7 pm ET.
Wednesday, December 5th
breakingtheCode = [Equity in K-16 Education] Live Twitter Chat
Please join us at 7 PM ET for a live Twitter chat via our handle @GT_CCEC or #BreakingTheCodeGT.
We will be joined by leading computer science education experts:
- Dr. Nicol R. Howard (University of Redlands, California)
- Regina Schaffer (Middletown Township School District, New Jersey)
- Tammy G. Neil (Suwanee Country Schools, Florida)
- Rafranz Davis (Lufkin ISD, Texas).
They will be discussing equity in computing and so much more. Don't miss it!
Thursday, December 6th
breakingtheCode = [Prioritize CS Ed In Your School] Webinar
The Constellations Fellows will be hosting a webinar geared towards school administrators. They will be joined by administrators and teachers from Mays High School, a Constellations partner school. Participants will hear first-hand what it's like to have a Constellations program in your school, and the challenges and successes they have experienced so far.
The webinar will be at 6 PM ET
Friday, December 7th
breakingtheCode = [Breaking Barriers]
*This event is invitation only.
Students at select Atlanta Public Schools will be touring Georgia Tech's campus, hearing from Georgia Tech faculty and students, and presenting their projects from their AP Computer Science Principles class this semester.
Georgia Tech Researchers Helping Develop Game to Improve STEM Learning in Chronically-Ill Children
Chronically-ill kids tend to have to miss a lot of school due to countless doctors appointments and treatments. Georgia Tech Associate Professors Betsy DiSalvo and Wilbur Lam are leading a project to create digital games that chronically-ill kids can play in waiting rooms, while having a transfusion or other times that they have to spend outside of the classroom.
Coding to Music with EarSketch