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Computer Science Education Week
Submitted by ajalon on 10 December 2009 - 4:47pm
This week — December 7 to December 12 — is “Computer Science Education Week”. This week recognizes the central role that computing plays in today’s society and the need to introduce and expose students to opportunities available in learning and practicing Computer Science.
From the ofﬁcial ACM press release:
ACM with the cooperation and deep involvement of the Computer Science Teachers Association, the Computing Research Association, the National Center for Women & Information Technology, the Anita Borg Institute, the National Science Foundation, Google, Inc., Intel, and Microsoft. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the resolution creating CSEdWeek, which was introduced by Congressmen Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) and Jared Polis (D-CO).CSEdWeek is a joint effort led by
Algorithm Visualizations can be invaluable in teaching fundamental concepts of computing to students at all levels. We encourage you to browse our catalog for visualizations to use in your teachings, or to discuss AVs and all things related to CS education in the forums. You can also ﬁnd a great collection of curriculum guides and other education resources at the CSEdWeek central hub, http://www.csedweek.org/.