LTE: CSEd Week 2011 12/4-10

Computer Science Education (CSEd) Week 2011 is December 4 thru 10:

We invite you to help celebrate the week and raise awareness of computer science education and computing careers. We encourage you to sign the pledge supporting CSEdWeek activities and events. Join with teachers, students, parents and others who are participating in CSEdWeek activities and events and pledge your support here (no donation required).

Here are some cool ideas to get the word out to others:

Schedule an event using the Event Toolkit and check out the videos on the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) website for help.

Contact your area high schools to schedule a presentation to CS, Math or Science students. Check out Programs-in-a-Box for examples of presentations.

Easy-to-do activities:

Create an email signature proclaiming your commitment to CS education.

Like” CSEdWeek on Facebook and join the conversaion.

Blog, tweet, and post to spread the word and raise awareness using #CSEdWeek.

Put the CSEdWeek countdown widget on your website.

Send a letter to your local school board urging computer science as a core subject.  Handy talking points at Computing in the Core and http://www.ncwit.org/schools.

If you post your plans on CSEdWeek Facebook, we will feature them in the CSEdWeek e-newsletter to all those who make a pledge on the CSEdWeek site.

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