CS ED Week: Popfizz Computer Science Hour of Code Webinars

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We’re excited for Computer Science Education Week starting December 7, 2020!

Popfizz Computer Science is committed to fostering an inclusive computing culture for all students and closing the opportunity gap. We’re excited to support students during this CS Ed Week in uncovering careers in CS and challenging them with engaging projects.

Join us for two virtual events and a teacher prep webinar:

Retro Py Game (12/7 – 12/11)

Join us to create your own retro game using Python and share it with your friends and family! This 1-hour project introduces students to some of the advanced programming concepts such as events, functions, and classes. Register now.
Grades: 9-12
Activity Type: Self-led tutorial
Length: One-hour + one-hour with follow-on
Student Experience: Basic syntax knowledge
Classroom Technology: All modern browsers

Retro PyGame Teacher’s Guide

Data Visualization with Python (12/7 – 12/11)

In this 1-hour session, we’ll explore how to gather, visualize, and extract information from data by using Python’s libraries. Ultimately we’ll create a final visualization product that will help tell a compelling story. Along the way, we’ll also explore the basic concepts of statistics. Register now.
Grades: 9-12
Activity Type: Self-led tutorial
Length: One-hour + one-hour with follow-on
Student Experience: Beginner
Classroom technology: All modern browsers

Data Visualization Teacher’s Guide

Webinar Schedule (All times are in PST):

Educators and students are both welcomed to join live daily webinars! Popfizz will guide participants through each activity and answer questions.

Click below to register!
Thur, 12/3Mon, 12/7Tue, 12/8Wed, 12/9Thur, 12/10Fri, 12/11
1 PM:
Prep webinar
10 AM: PyGame

2 PM: Data Science
10 AM: Data Science

2 PM: PyGame
10 AM: PyGame

2 PM: Data Science
10 AM: Data Science

2 PM: PyGame
10 AM: PyGame

2 PM: Data Science
Time in PST

Be sure follow the conversation on Twitter:

Use hashtags #HourOfCode and #PopfizzHourOfCode, tag @CSEdWeek and @PopfizzCS

Popfizz Computer Science provides a comprehensive online curriculum for students in grades 6-12, and online professional development courses for new and experienced CS teachers. Popfizz Computer Science is an endorsed College Board AP® CSA Provider, aligned with The Computer Science Teacher Association (CSTA) standards and aligned with College Boards’ AP Audit.

Our courses are embraced by thousands of students and educators in classrooms across the United States.

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