Virtual PD

NAA offers a variety of opportunities for professional development through meaningful content, conversations, and connections. These opportunities are designed to strengthen the afterschool workforce and youth program quality by ensuring afterschool professionals and leaders are equipped to support young people, families, and communities.

The Benefits of Computer Science in Afterschool

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 2:00 - 2:45 PM ET (1 PM CT, 12 PM MT, 11 AM PT)
Sponsored by:

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Knowledge of Computer Science is critical to preparing young people for the future. This webinar will give you an understanding of the trends and research in this area and how to create a program that truly engages youth.

Participants will learn:

  • The definitions of computer science and computational thinking
  • Why the kids you work with need these experiences
  • How you can deliver the best computer science program

Click2ComputerScience is a new way to think about teaching computer science where you can watch videos, participate in hands-on activities and then practice the skill with youth.

Hundreds of afterschool programs have benefited from Click2ComputerScience and you can too!

Presented by: Saundra Frerichs, Informal Science Education Specialist for Click2SciencePD