Loading…
Attending this event?
To create an account so you can make a personal schedule, click on the Login or Signup link at the top of the screen. To find out how to make your account private, manage your profile, and get the most out of SCHED, please click on the Information link below.

https://sched.com/support/section/guide-for-attendees/

REGISTRATION STAGE: From February 1–14, you will be able to preregister and add sessions to your personal schedule, but you will be limited to registering or adding only one session per time block. If sessions below appear greyed out, it means you have already added one session during that time block to your schedule. Deselect it to add a different session to your schedule.

Thursday, February 27 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Computer Science Unwrapped

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

The basics of computer science are so simple and intuitive, we do it every day... we run through our day making decisions based on present conditions, if (condition) do this ... else do something else... we shampoo, rinse and repeat (looping) and we save our information (data). But we are intimidated by how many different programs ... languages...interfaces...there are. So in this session, we will unwrap the basic understanding of computer science and apply it to how we think and then show how discovery learning and learn to fail models fit perfectly into our classrooms, providing intrinsic motivation.

Speakers
avatar for Janice Parsons

Janice Parsons

CS teacher, Jasper Place High School
Janice Parsons has a B.Sc. in Software Design and a B.Ed. in Math & Tech. Janice worked as a Systems Analyst and Computer Consultant before beginning her career as a teacher, but always teaching and always learning. She teaches Computer Science at Jasper Place High School, and is... Read More →


Feedback form isn't open yet.