CSEdWeek (Computer Science Education Week) – Hour of Code

Would you like to win $2000 to implement a
classroom learning project?

Last year, over 10 million students participated in the first Hour of Code, held in conjunction with CSEdWeek. This year, the goal is to reach 100 million students. Everyone is encouraged to participate and each organizer will be recognized. Please visit http://hourofcode.com/ca for more information. Brilliant Labs (http://brilliantlabs.ca/) will provide to one classroom in Saskatchewan, the resources (up to a value of $2000.00) to implement a technology-based, hands-on, student-centric learning project. To be eligible for this prize, events must be registered before December 12, 2014.

For the 5th straight year, the Department of Computer Science at the University of Regina is marking Computer Science Education Week. In 2014, everyone is invited to these events:

* screening of the documentary film “Code Kids”, followed by a discussion about Computer Science Education in Saskatchewan – December 11, 7 p.m., Research and Innovation Centre

(RIC) theatre, U of R:

http://www.facebook.com/events/1529859430605023/

* LEGO Robotics open house, where teams of students aged 9-14 who are preparing for Saskatchewan’s first FIRST LEGO League tournament will show off their robots in action – December 13, 3-4 p.m., Multi-purpose room, Riddell Centre, U of R:

http://www.facebook.com/events/37804

Questions?  Please contact Daryl Hepting (hepting@cs.uregina.ca)

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