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Saturday, December 8 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
SciGirls Codes: Engaging Girls in Computational Thinking LIMITED

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SciGirls Codes is a program funded by the National Science Foundation which engages middle school girls from around the country in computational thinking and coding. This workshop will highlight research-based best practices for engaging girls in STEM and give participants a chance to get hands on with the SciGirls code curriculum. Participants will leave with strategies for creating a welcoming computational thinking environment for girls, new approaches to teaching computational thinking,

Speakers
avatar for Joan Freese

Joan Freese

RTL Project Executive Producer, Twin Cities Public Television
Joan Freese is an Emmy Award winning educational technologist at Twin Cities PBS,in St. Paul, Minnesota, focusing on projects for K-8 students, parents, and educators.She is digital producer of SciGirls, a transmedia enterprise that encourages tween girlsin STEM, and principle investigator... Read More →
avatar for Lana Peterson

Lana Peterson

PD & Community Engagement Coordinator, University of Minnesota
avatar for Cassie Scharber

Cassie Scharber

Associate Professor of Learning Technologies, UMN


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