Hack the Classroom: STEM Edition
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us at the Hack The Classroom: STEM edition virtual online event in collaboration with Microsoft Education from Nov 16-19, 2020
Day 1: Prep for Hour of Code – Elementary and middle school focus
The event series will kick off with in-depth demos of the latest Minecraft and MakeCode lessons, tailored specifically for educators who teach elementary and middle school students. We’ll also be sharing information with educators and parents on ways their students can stay engaged with coding, as well as unplugged lessons and professional development courses to refine their own skills.
Day 2: Prep for Hour of Code – Middle and high school focus
Day two will include more demos of Minecraft Python Hour of Code and MakeCode Arcade lessons as well as other resources middle school and high school educators can use to engage older students.
Day 3: Inspiration for your students
On day three, guests from NASA, Xbox, and others will deliver inspiring segments to help educators and parents get their students excited about coding by showing them how computer science can lead to fascinating careers in a variety of fields.