Passion Pitch: Keeping up with Computer Science by Kimberly Lane
Computer science is foundational knowledge for all students in the 21st century. But many schools don’t teach it, especially girls at the elementary level. Hear from a Code.org facilitator on how to integrate computer science.
Kimberly Lane (@Askatechnogirl) began her career in technology education 11 years ago gaining experience teaching students in grades K-12 in Mississippi and Texas. She has taught Computer Discovery, STEM, Technology Applications, AP Government, Business Education, Video Production, Computer Science, and Web Design courses over the past 11 years and has served as a campus technology coordinator. She has also served as a technology consultant for The New Teacher Institute since 2011 and she serves as a guest technology consultant for the Global Academic Technology Essentials Teacher Institute at Mississippi State University. Kimberly is currently a District Blended Learning Specialist in Texas. Kimberly earned a BA in Educational Technology, a MEd in Secondary Education and an Ed.S in Secondary Education with a specialization in Technology from Jackson State University.
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