Welcome to K-8 Computer Science Fundamentals

Technology & Innovation in Education (TIE) proudly invites all full-time K-8 teachers, specialists, and administrators to sign up for a FREE, one-day workshop that will prepare them to teach computer science as an integral part of math, science and ELA. Code.org engages students in problem solving, critical thinking, analyzing and collaboration.

What’s in a workshop?

In-person instruction including an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities.

Attendees will receive Code.org swag, a complete curriculum guide, a certificate of completion, classroom supplies for the unplugged activities and 6 CEU Hours toward one CEU Credit!

Sign up to attend one of our FREE CS Fundamentals regional trainings (8:30 am – 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted)

November 29, 2017  WhiteRiver, SD


December 1, 2017 Stanley County Elementary School, Ft. Pierre, SD

December 8, 2017 Bon Homme High School, Tyndall, SD (12:30-4:00)

January 3, 2018  Dupree, South Dakota

January 19, 2018 Hot Springs, South Dakota

January 22, 2018  Douglas School District, Box Elder South Dakota

January 26, 2018 Yankton, South Dakota (8:30-12:30)

January 26, 2018  Laramie, Wyoming

If these dates don’t work, consider hosting a training for your own school or district.

Please contact TIE Learning Specialists & Code.org Professional Learning Partners Kim Clark,  or Julie Erickson for more details or if you have questions.

885  Educators have been trained in South Dakota CS Fundamentals. Bring computer science fundamentals to your school today!

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