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Events and Opportunities

UPDATE!

In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, all planned in-person Mouse events are postponed or transitioning to virtual experiences. Please check each opportunity below carefully and reach out to the Mouse team if you have any questions.

During this crisis, Mouse is helping schools and parents transition to online learning experiences for their students. Read More >

Educator Events

Intro to Mouse: Onboarding workshops

Want to find out about Mouse Create? Sign up for a FREE one-hour online professional development: Intro To Mouse Onboarding. Mouse Create Onboarding sessions will specialize in a course on Mouse Create, giving educators a chance to get more in-depth knowledge and get support on how to use Mouse Create. There will be opportunities to collaborate with new and experienced Mouse educators and build your network.

Mouse Create onboarding workshops are available in two formats: synchronous and asynchronous. Learn more here >

Currently scheduled onboarding sessions are:

  • December 7, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
  • December 9, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

If you have any questions please contact Membership@mouse.org

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 listed below:

Professional Development: NYC DIIT Remote Learning

Mouse is proud to provide remote learning assistance for NYCDOE teachers! Click the link below to sign up for current scheduled sessions, review previously recorded sessions, and see other resources for remote learning.

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.

Current scheduled sessions are:

  • November 16-18, 2020 Virtual session

    Professional Development: Code.org's Professional Learning Program for CS Discoveries and AP CS Principles

    CS Discoveries is an introductory computer science course for grades 6 - 10 that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem-solving, and fun. Can be taught as a 1 or 2-semester course.

    AP CSP is a higher level introductory course for 9 - 12th graders that introduces the foundational concepts of computer science while challenging students to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. Can be taught as an AP or non-AP class. Requires a full year to teach.

    Youth Events

    There are no youth opportunities opened at the moment. If you have an opportunity to share, please contact us.

    Other Opportunities

    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

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    Microprojects are monthly, bite-sized challenges for members of our national network to get creative with free web tools and technology. Mouse Microprojects are mini competitions 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!

    Mouse Design League

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    Mouse Design League is a design and technology program in which high school students create inventions to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Design League is comprised of high school students with diverse interests and backgrounds, who gain applied design, technology, workplace, and leadership experience.

    Learn more about joining the Design League program at Mouse HQ in Manhattan via the link below. To get information about other Design League programs in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Minneapolis or Jersey City, or if you would like info about starting your own Design League, please contact Maggie at maggie@mouse.org.

    *DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BROOKLYN DESIGN LEAGUE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRI 11/13/20!*

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