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Welcome to NYC School of Data — a community conference that demystifies the policies and practices around civic data, technology, and service design. This year’s conference concludes NYC’s annual Open Data Week & features 60+ sessions organized by NYC’s civic technology, data, and design community! Our conversations & workshops will feed your mind and empower you to improve your neighborhood. Follow the conversation #nycSOdata on twitter and tune into our live stream (provided by the Internet Society New York Chapter).

To attend, you need to purchase tickets via eventbrite. Venue is fully accessible and content is all ages friendly — free, professional on-site childcare is provided for ALL participants! If you have accessibility questions or needs, please email us at < schoolofdata@beta.nyc >.

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Saturday, March 7 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Computer Science x Civics - How NYC DOE's CS4All initiative is advancing education through Hack League

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This session provides an overview of the goals and objectives of the New York City Department of Education’s Hack League, a district-wide competition that invites middle and high school students with any level of CS experience to explore the systemic impacts and applications of computing. By requiring participants to interact with data and prototype a proposed solution to an issue that the data illuminates, students creatively engage in a human-centered design and strategic problem-solving process aimed at improving quality of life and civic issues in their communities. Each stage of competition represents a component of the engineering design process, thereby encouraging students to be thoughtful programmers.

Join us as we talk about the Computer Science for All Blueprint, how Hack League is constructed, its impact, and stories about student projects.

Speakers
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Aankit Patel

Director, STEM Teacher Education, City University of New York
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Kylie Davis

NYC Department of Education


Saturday March 7, 2020 1:45pm - 2:45pm
1-202 - (100 ppl)

Attendees (24)