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Events and Opportunities

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.

Currently scheduled onboarding sessions are:

  • Scratch Microproject for #HourofCode on December 5 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
  • Scratch Microproject for #HourofCode on December 10 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 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: 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 in grades 4-8. Learn more: mouse.org/CSFirst

If you are a school administrator and want to schedule a CS First PD for your school/district complete this form.

Workshop Locations and Times

When: Tuesday, Nov 5th, from 9:00am - 3:00pm (Chancellor's day PD)
Where: Google Code Next, 316 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011

      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.

      If you are a school administrator and want to schedule a CS Fundamentals PD for your school/district complete this form.

      If you are an educator looking for a local PD you can join, click the Register button below.

        Youth Events

        Mouse Creative Computing Lab

        Mouse is transforming our previous Makerspace into a brand new Creative Computing Lab! This lab blends learning and play at a number of live experiences as each experiment expands the potential for future projects. For more information go to mouse.org/lab.

        We are holding the following events at the Mouse Creative Computing Lab this year:

        • Future February
          • When: 2/12 4:00PM - 6:00PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Ages 13+)
          • What: Imagine the technologies that will define the future by experimenting with several cutting edge technologies.
        • Design and Build Jam
          • When: 3/18 4 - 6 PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Priority for Emoti-Con presenters) (Ages 13+)
          • What: Calling all teams preparing for Emoti-Con! This Design and Build Jam will focus on the fundamental making skills that could help you create next-level prototypes of your Emoti-Con project idea.
        • Earth Tech
          • When: 4/22 4:00PM - 6:00PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Ages 13+)
          • What: Explore climate issues while getting your hands dirty creating at in-depth maker stations that focus on sustainable technology.
        • Creative Computing Lab Experience, Powered by RBC Foundation USA
          • When: 5/27 4:00PM - 6:00PM
          • Who: Middle & High school students (Ages 13+)
          • What: Discover the creative possibilities of technology in an exciting, hands on event for the Mouse Creative Computing lab. Join us to experiment with the limits of creative technology!

        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.

        Save the Date: The 2020 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 time with Mouse on Wednesday May 20, 2020.

        To learn more email DIV@mouse.org for media inquiries, sponsorships, and all other requests.

        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!

        Support #CSforGood this #CSEdWeek! Learn to create an impact game using Scratch in your #HourOfCode >

        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.

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