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Events and Opportunities

Educator Events

Mouse is an approved CTLE sponsor in the state of New York. NY state educators will receive CTLE hours for attending each Professional Development workshop.

Professional Development: Google CS First

Google and Mouse are proud to partner to offer CS First professional development events for educators across the country! CS First is a free, easy-to-use computer science curriculum that is designed to engage a diverse student population. Learn more: mouse.org/CSFirst

  • Bronx, NY (The Fairmont School) Wednesday, April 17, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Ithaca, NY (TST Boces) Monday April 29, 12:00pm - 3:00pm (register at bit.ly/tst-cs)
  • Albany, NY: Tuesday April 30, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Manhattan, NY: Saturday, May 18, 9:30am - 12:30pm
  • Manhattan, NY: Saturday, June 8, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Professional Development Code.org CS Fundamentals

Our CS Fundamentals workshop prepares K-5 educators to teach computer science basics using Code.org’s Computer Science Fundamentals curriculum. CS Fundamentals is designed to be fun and engaging and blends online and "unplugged" non-computer activities to teach students computational thinking, problem-solving, programming concepts and digital citizenship.

When: Saturday, April 6, from 9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Mouse, 55 Broad Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10004

Youth Events

11th annual Emoti-Con NYC Youth Digital Media and Technology Challenge

Emoti-Con is NYC’s biggest showcase for young designers, makers, technologists, and tinkerers who believe in digital innovation as a tool for positive change in the world around them. Students network with peers and professionals, and share digital media and technology projects that reflect a range of interest areas and address pressing issues.

See you on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the New York Public Library Bartos Forum!

The Road to Emoti-Con: 3 Design Jams to help you get ready

This year, the Emoti-Con steering committee (Mouse, Global Kids, New York Public Library & Parsons New School for Design) are hosting three pre-event Design Jams to help your students prepare an amazing project before the big day. Each jam will focus on a different stage of the design process and support your facilitation and their project completion. Learn more >

  • Design Jam 1: Intro to Design & Ideation
    Monday, Feb 25, 4:00pm - 5:30pm at Mouse
  • Design Jam 2: Prototyping & Playtesting
    Monday, March 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm at Global Kids
  • Design Jam 3: Pitching & Presenting
    Monday, April 8, 4:00pm - 5:30pm at 53rd Street Library

Mouse Maker Events

three students holding their DIY versions of the Operations board game created at Maker Night

Mouse Maker Events are the perfect place to explore STEM projects, make cool stuff, meet new people and more. Maker Events at Mouse are great for students new to creative computing and for those who want to advance their skills in STEM. Learn more and sign up to attend maker events at Mouse by visiting mouse.org/makerspace.

These events are free and open to all students. All supplies, including pizza, are provided.

2018 — 2019 Maker Event Dates:
Wednesday, February 13, 4pm - 6pm
Wednesday, March 20, 10am - 12pm [Elementary Grades only]
Saturday, April 13, 1pm - 3pm
Wednesday, May 22, 4pm - 6pm [Sponsored by BlackRock]

Other Opportunities

Save the Date: The 2019 Diversity in Tech Awards

The Diversity in Tech (DIV) Awards is a celebration of those that are championing the nationwide movement to increase diversity across the technology industry.

Celebrate this special night with Mouse on Wednesday May 1, 2019 at The Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery, NYC.

Start your Mouse Membership!

Mouse provides membership options to fit every budget in order to empower learning communities everywhere to reach and see their potential to create with technology and make meaningful change, locally and globally.

Your Mouse Membership will give you access to Mouse Create, our online learning platform designed for young people to build the skills they need to apply design and technology creatively to the world around them. Your membership includes STEM + computer science courses aligned to standards, online support, and digital badges for students to share their achievements.

Mouse Microprojects

Blue image with three dark blue gears and white text reading "Mouse Microproject"

Microprojects are monthly, bite-sized challenges for members of our national network to get creative with free web tools and technology. Mouse MicroProjects are released throughout the school year and cover a wide range of topics, including creating your own font, animated name, avatar, and many more. Winners will receive a prize for their site and recognition on the Mouse Wire!

Learn about our newest microproject featuring our challenge for students to work with the tool Wick!

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