March Meeting - Inclusive Hackathons debbie weissmann 2022-03-15 07:00:00Z 0

Black Tech Entrepreneurs Panel 2/24/22

Join CSTA's Black Affinity Group on Thursday, 2/24, 4 pm PST, for "Black Tech Entrepreneurs Panel: The Dream is free. The Hustle is sold separately." Register here
There's lots more coming up if you're seeking resources on CS Equity. Check out this article on Tory Wadlington, a CSTA Equity Fellow - he's one of the three presenters for the CSTA Equity in Action Summit on April 2, 2022. Plan ahead now for this important event; scholarships are available.
 
Black Tech Entrepreneurs Panel 2/24/22 2022-02-21 08:00:00Z 0

Why Join Us on March 10?

Join the new, growing, and supportive chapter of CS teachers in Greater Los Angeles on March 10 from 5 - 6 pm. Here's why: we will host high school students from the BayCSC (Bay Area Youth Computer Science Council) to tell us adults how THEY like to run a hackathon for other high school students. This is an inspiring and eye-opening presentation from these students. Read more about this transformative group of students committed to providing access, opportunity, and enthusiasm for CS, especially among youth underrepresented in CS. 
Why Join Us on March 10? 2022-02-21 08:00:00Z 0

February Meeting - Building Community

Our topic for the GLA February Chapter meeting was Building Community. We got to know each other. We shared our latest favorite apps. We shared a spotlight on stand-out Black computer scientists. We talked about what you have let us know are your interests.  We presented a 'Nifty Opportunity' the TEALS program a teacher's support program free from Microsoft Philanthropy. And we let you know we're hoping you'll join our board or step into one of the committees we are putting together. If you missed this meeting, be sure to join us at the next one, in Zoom, on March 10th.
February Meeting - Building Community debbie weissmann 2022-02-11 08:00:00Z 0

CS Ed Reading Group

Every Tuesday from 5 - 6 pm, California CS Commissioner  Dr. Emily Thomforde leads a handful of educators in reading interesting and thought-provoking articles (many of them peer-reviewed, scholarly articles) on the pedagogy and practice of teaching CS. Everyone is welcome - no problem if you haven't read the article and just want to hear the discussion, feel free to come late or eat root beer floats during the meeting or walk on the treadmill. Find the schedule of readings here.
CS Ed Reading Group 2022-01-29 08:00:00Z 0

January Meeting - TWSH

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Emily Thomforde shared The World's Shortest Hackathon! Emily provided a a hackathon experience with all the challenges, emotions, and hands-on learning of a real hackathon in just an hour. We were given all of the resources to replicate the experience for our students using code.org's AppLab.
January Meeting - TWSH debbie weissmann 2022-01-12 08:00:00Z 0

Welcome Back! 

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CSTA in the Greater Los Angeles area is back! 

Our supportive group meets the 2nd Wednesday/month - Join us February 9, 5 - 6 pm
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