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Twice the Hour of Code – Twitter Chat with Dr. Gary Stager – December 7th

December 7, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


In honor of Computer Science Week (aka: Hour of Code), Dr. Gary Stager, co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, will be hosting a freewheeling two-hour-long Twitter chat on December 7th from 8-10 PM (EST) / 5-7 PM (Pacific).

This Twitter chat will singlehandedly double the length of “Hour of Code.” Just point your Interweb thingy at the Twitter machine and use the hashtag #2xcs to participate.

No topic is off-limits. Gary will be happy to discuss philosophical, pedagogical, and practical issues surrounding computer science education for all students (and their teachers).

with-kid-gary-stager_hkisFew people share Gary’s 35 years of professional experience advocating for programming and learning-by-doing across the curriculum. He created one of the world’s first computing summer camp programs, led PD at the world’s first “laptop schools” where programming across the curriculum was school-wide, edited ISTE’s Logo Exchange Journal, wrote project books for MicroWorlds, and has taught programming around the world to everyone from preschoolers through doctoral students. Dr. Stager’s work has earned a Ph.D. in Science and Mathematics Education and a Grammy Award. Gary is also on the advisory board of the NSF-funded project, BJC4NYC: Bringing a Rigorous Computer Science Principles Course to the Largest School System in the US.  Learn more about Gary Stager.


December 7, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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