Who: Anyone working with children in K-5

Date: July 11th, 2019, 9:00am-1:00pm

Location: Cool Springs, Administrations Building, 382 W Main St., Forest City, NC 28043

Coarse: CS Fundamentals Introduction

Instructor: Dr. Sharon Jones, sjones@pd.code.org

Link to register: FYI you will be asked to create an account first so you will be ready to start the workshop!

Please bring your technology. You can use a laptop, tablet--Ipad, etc.
Credits will be available! Seats are limited so register ASAP!

Sponsoring partners: Friday Institute and STEM West

Funding will allow scaling of a four-year program called Filling the Gap (FTG). STEM West and The Science House of NCSU has consistently partnered on this program. Funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission and Duke Energy Foundation, over 40 teachers have been trained in project based learning (PBL). These teachers have partnered with local STEM businesses to create real-world PBL units related to business. These units make learning relevant and engaging.

The GLF funds will allow a Train-the-Trainer model to be developed. This summer, school district personnel will be trained alongside te...

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