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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

  • Hyde Park, NY: Tuesday, August 20, 9:30am - 12:30pm
  • Watertown, NY: Thursday, August 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Would like to be notified of the next CS First in NYC? Click the register button below.

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.

Workshop Locations and Times

  • August 23, Watertown, NY

Professional Development Code.org CS Discoveries

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.

Workshop Locations and Times

  • July 29 to August 2, Nyack
  • August 5 to August 9, Manhattan

Professional Development Code.org AP CS Principles

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.

Workshop Locations and Times

  • July 29 to August 2, Manhattan
  • August 12 to August 16, Nyack

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!

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:
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, our host, Anil Dash, and more on Wednesday May 1, 2019 6:00PM 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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