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Tuesday, February 25 • 9:30am - 11:45am
Scratch Encore, The intermediate Scratch Curriculum.

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Scratch Encore is aligned with CSforAll, a national movement nurtured (and named) in Chicago to bring high-quality computer science education to all students, regardless of background. This curriculum fulfills a specific need in upper-elementary school and middle school education. The curriculum is designed to advance equity. To us, it means creating materials that support teachers of all experience backgrounds to provide high-quality instruction to students of all experience and cultural backgrounds.

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Kristan Beck

CS Elementary Integration Specialist and Instructional Coach, CS4All/Office of Computer Science
I am so excited to share this curriculum with you. Scratch Encore is a collaboration between the University of Chicago and the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). It is providing an actionable and empirically-grounded answer to the question: Can we create advanced 4th-6th grade Computer... Read More →

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Melissa Cobian

Computer Science Curriculum and Integration Specialist, CPS Office of Computer Science (CS4All)
Computational Thinking and Computer Science provide many opportunities to bring an entire school culture to new levels of rigor and innovation. With more than 2 decades as an educational leader--as a Teacher, AP, and Principal--I am excited to share the impact we've seen when schools... Read More →

Tuesday February 25, 2020 9:30am - 11:45am
Epiphany (2nd Floor)