Computer Science Educator's Guide
Google is partnering with European Schoolnet to offer a free online course “Computer Science: Educator’s Guide”. The course is designed to familiarise educators with Computer Science, explain how they can use it in the classroom, and explore computer science as a potential future career option for students. Educators will explore how to cultivate students’ problem-solving skills and creative thinking while teaching computer science and computational thinking concepts.
- Timeframe: Apr 25, 2022 - Jun 1, 2022
- Estimated Effort: 3 hours (15h in total)
- Target audience: anyone interested in integrating Computer Science (CS) and Computational Thinking (CT) into their classroom, regardless of their background on the topic or skill level. However, the course is targeted mainly to teachers of any school subject in primary or secondary schools.
- Certification: To earn a course certificate from European Schoolnet, course participants need to submit their own learning scenario before the deadline and review 3 of their peers' scenarios. It may be possible to count the completion of this course as part fulfilment of any discretionary CPD hours, subject to school management's approval.
More details are available here.