computer science

(CANCELED) Free Code.org Workshop for K-5 Teachers

By myralopez on June 13, 2019 in

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED FREE workshop on computer science fundamentals. With the help of Code.org, the Institute for School Partnership is providing a no cost, one-day workshop for elementary (K-5) school teachers in Hannibal, Missouri, that are interested in teaching computer science. In...

Code.org Computer Science Fundamentals Workshop for K-5 Teachers

By myralopez on September 11, 2018 in

Regardless of what subject you teach, computer science is foundational knowledge for all students in the 21st century. Incorporating it in your classroom will give your students a huge leg up. Besides, this is a subject the kids love learning. With the help of Code.org, the Institute for School P...

ISP leads Hour of Code

By myralopez on December 7, 2017 in Community Engagement, Science, STEM

“I made it move,” an ecstatic Jalen Royston said as he bolted up from his seat, pumping his fists in the air. He’d inputted the correct code to make clouds on his computer screen move to the left. Sporting a “Hello, I’m Awesome” T-shirt, Jalen, a fifth-grader at Barbara C. Jordan Elementary Schoo...

Integrating computer science in schools

By myralopez on October 15, 2017 in STEM, STEMpact, Teacher Leadership

More than 100 years before the invention of the modern computer, the idea of computer programming existed. Created by a gifted mathematician named Ada Lovelace who wrote instructions for the first computer program in the mid-1800s. “The takeaway from her work is that computational thinking is not...