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CS Fundamentals – Virtual

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


CS Fundamentals is an introductory workshop designed for elementary educators new to teaching computer science who want to explore how to begin teaching Code.org‘s CS Fundamentals curriculum. Over 85,000 teachers have participated in this original workshop already, allowing their schools to grow their in-district capacity for teaching robust CS courses!

Join your peers and experienced facilitators to get a hands-on intro to computer science, pedagogy, overviews of the online curriculum, and Code.org‘s teacher dashboard, as well as strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities.

NOTE: This is a virtual session.

Sarah Phelps

Sarah Phelps

Sarah Phelps (she/her) is an LTC Instructional Technology Coach serving the south St. Clair County region. Sarah takes great joy in seeing students learn expansively through technology as well as working with the educators who strive to make those “eureka” moments happen every day.

While serving as an instructional coach and elementary computer teacher for over a decade, Sarah has been recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education for her ongoing commitment to CS and STEM education, including both the Emerson Excellence in Education Award and the Those Who Excel Award of Merit. Sarah also holds a variety of degrees and certifications, most notably a BS in Elementary Education and Teaching from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, and an Education Specialist degree in Educational Administration.

She can be reached at sphelps@ltcillinois.org.


February 26
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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