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Mouse Create Professional Development

Mouse is proud to offer professional development events for educators across the country!

About Mouse Create Professional Development

Mouse has designed several courses as recommended learning sequences for groups that want to focus on competency areas that complement one another thematically.

Upcoming Professional Development Events

New York City Council Members Joe Borelli and Deborah Rose are supporting a full-day of professional development for any NYC educator on computer science. This course starts by focusing on front-end web design skills with activities on HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Also, we will discuss how current CS4ALLNYC teachers can integrate Mouse course content with the CS 6-8 unit curriculum.

When: Wednesday, May 15, from 8:30am - 3:00pm
Where: 715 Ocean Terrace, Petrides Complex Building A-Room 312, Staten Island, NY 10301

Learn more about each of the courses available on Mouse Create is listed below:

Circuitry & Electronics

The Circuitry & Electronics course encourages teams to design, create, tinker, and build with technology.

Coding

The Coding course allows groups to get familiar with one of today’s most valuable 21st century skills.

Design with Purpose

In the Design with Purpose course, youth learn to research, brainstorm, prototype, and share their own technology innovation.

Digital Portfolios

The Digital Portfolios course is aimed at helping students design digital learning portfolios that will allow them to track successes that embody the full breadth of their interests whether in school or out.

Green Tech

The Green Tech course turns groups into sustainable technology leaders in their community.

Intro to Design

The Intro to Design course gives youth the skills they need to begin creating original graphics, visual displays, animations, and models.

IT Admin

The IT Admin course is a follow-up to the IT Essentials course for youth to learn the structure and design of networks and the internet while exploring interfaces through peripherals, operating systems and app design.

IT Essentials

The IT Essentials course is an introduction to working with technology in hands-on and innovative ways.

Serious Games

The Serious Games course introduces youth to the building blocks of game design and the world of socially responsible gaming.

Sewable Tech

The Sewable Tech course combines STEM learning with artistic expression and crafting.

Tech Team

The Tech Team course is for groups looking to provide technical and user support at their site as a help desk.

Video Creator

The Video Creator course aims to equip students with the basic skills and insights needed to navigate today’s multimedia landscape.

Web Literacy

The Web Literacy course transforms youth from casual web users to savvy participants who can think critically, participate safely, and demonstrate good citizenship online.

About Mouse Create

Mouse Create is 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. Mouse Create provides hands-on, interactive projects that include everything from web literacy and fixer skills, to innovative content areas, like circuitry, game design, coding, and green technology.

Questions?

If you would like to request a professional development event or have any questions about these programs, please e-mail educators@mouse.org.

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