Computer Literacy Standards ROE 35
July 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am$25
Starting in the 2022 school year, schools will be responsible for educating their students in computer literacy per the new computer science standards developed by ISBE. Want to learn more about these standards and their implications on future curriculum planning?
Join the LTC’s Ben Sondgeroth for this timely session, where he’ll explore computer literacy fundamentals, the K-12 Computer Literacy Knowledge and Skill Continuum, and how you can bring computer literacy into the classroom. Participants will also explore how both new and familiar tools can be utilized to make CS learning engaging for all students while fulfilling these standards.
Ben Sondgeroth, Regional Educational Technology Coordinator. Ben began his career as a history teacher in Morrison, IL where he initiated and coordinated the district’s iPad pilot program, redesigning the curriculum to effectively integrate the new technology. During this time, he developed a passion for sharing with other teachers exciting new ways to use technology in education.
That passion led Ben to be a national Instructor and presenter, allowing him to work with thousands of educators every year across the country. Now working for the Illinois Learning Technology Center, his focus is on helping schools and districts in Illinois leverage digital learning effectively. He has presented at regional and national conferences such as FETC, ISTE, ICE, and many more. He holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum Technology Education Reform (University of Illinois) and a Bachelor’s Degree in History Education (University of Indianapolis).