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2022 Workshops
CS Fundamentals's Computer Science Fundamentals courses blend online and 'unplugged' non-computer activities to teach students computational thinking, problem-solving, programming concepts, and digital citizenship. The course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, pedagogy, overviews of the online curriculum and teacher dashboard, as well as strategies for teaching 'unplugged' classroom activities. In addition receive resources for student competitions, clubs, and scholarships. Earn credit hours towards CSS endorsement and/or credential. This is a 3 part session. You must attend all 3 sections.

Cybersecurity Foundations for Your Classroom 
(A Palo Alto Networks Bootcamp)

After completion of this session teachers will be able to join the Palo Alto Networks Academy and have access to resources for students and schools giving them the starting blocks for a career pathway in cybersecurity. In the Cybersecurity Foundation course, teachers will learn fundamental principles associated with the current cybersecurity landscape and identify concepts required to recognize and potentially mitigate attacks against enterprise networks as well as mission critical infrastructure. Teachers will also learn how to initially setup and configure interfaces, security zones, authentication, and policies on a next generation firewall.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------- CS Discoveries / CS Principles Registration

The Professional Learning Program is designed to promote growth by providing space for you to become comfortable with curricular materials, CS content, and pedagogy. The program supports teachers with diverse teaching backgrounds as they prepare to teach CS Principles. Computer Science Principles introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. More than a traditional introduction to programming, it is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course that explores many of the foundational ideas of computing so all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in. In addition, receive resources for student competitions, clubs and scholarships. Earn credit hours towards CSS endorsement and/or credential.

Please note: Signing up for the workshops does not automatically register you for IgniteND. Please be sure to complete that process as well.

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