Kildare Education Centre - Ionad Oideachas Cill Dara

18KE805 Google CS First

This training course will provide a hands-on introduction to Google’s CS First programme, including an overview of the materials available to facilitators as well as the workflow for setting up and running a club. The objective of the course is to provide educators with the skills necessary to set up a club in their school or education centre after this training day.

CS First details

CS First is a free program that increases student access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer programs. All clubs are run by teachers and/or community volunteers

Users

Over 4,600 schools have used CS First clubs to introduce computer science to students. 700,000+ users and growing.  The CS First curriculum is free and easy to use — no computer science experience required!

Clubs are available in a variety of themes, such as music, art, and game design that are designed to capture a student's existing interests. Each theme contains up to 10 hours of content across 8 learning activities.

Materials

  • are completely free and available online

  • are targeted at students age 9 - 14

  • can be tailored to fit your schedule and needs

  • involve block-based coding using Scratch

  • are themed to attract students with varied interests e.g. sport, art, music, game design

Tutor:  Ciara Howard

Course Properties

Course date: 24-10-2018 7:00 pm
Course End Date: 24-10-2018 9:00 pm
Capacity 16
Registered 4
Cut off date 23-10-2018
Individual Price Free
Location Kildare Education Centre
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Kildare Education Centre

Address: Friary Road, Kildare Town, Co Kildare,
                R51 KN66.

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