Conference registration (which includes an afternoon community session on Sunday, July 12, Monday night’s event at UT Dallas and all general and plenary sessions on Tuesday, July 14) is $100 if you register by April 15. 

From April 16-June 26 the price is $150 and after that the price goes up to $225. 

Workshops are a separate price, and this year we have expanded our offering to include some on Sunday, as well as Monday. The price for workshops is $100 for the first one, and then $50 for each additional workshop (maximum number of three). 

*Please note that CSTA does not cover the cost of registration, travel or accommodations for speakers or attendees. 

Please email any questions to t.nash@csta-hq.org
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Monday, July 13 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Code.org’s K-5 Courses

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Have you been looking for computer science curriculum for your K-5 students? Code.org has developed three courses to introduce and engage students in computer science education at the elementary school level. During this workshop, you’ll learn about Code.org’s Courses 1, 2 and 3, which are a mix of two kinds of lessons: online and unplugged. In online lessons, students write programs on the computer to achieve certain goals or express their creativity in more open-ended environments. In unplugged lessons, educators lead classroom activities that teach computer science concepts without the use of a computer. In this workshop, you’ll also model activities from the curriculum and discuss equitable practices for K-5 educators while getting a glimpse of how Code.org runs their PD sessions for teachers around the country.


Katherine Apone

Katie works on Code.org’s professional development program for K-5 teachers. She creates content for PD workshops and works with a small team to lead facilitators across the United States who are hosting K-5 workshops in partnership with Code.org. Katie also collaborates very closely... Read More →

Kiki Prottsman

Kiki is the Executive Director of Thinkersmith and former computer science instructor at the University of Oregon. Now Creative Director of Algorithms Magazine and star of KIKIvsIT, Kiki was recently named one of Lane County’s 20 rising stars under the age of 40. 

Evelyn Zayas

Evelyn worked as a software engineer in the defense contracting arena for decades and then found her calling teaching computer science and technology in the classroom and online. She holds an MS in Software Engineering and PhD (ABD) in Computing Technology in Education. She teaches... Read More →

Monday July 13, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
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