An Introduction to CS First

Presented by: Eilis Tracey

The purpose of this workshop will be to introduce educators to the CS First platform in a hands-on session, which will provide them with the opportunity to use the platform from the student point of view as well as understand the steps necessary to set up and facilitate a club.

Presenter Biography:

Teaching principal in Eyrecourt NS, Co. Galway.  With an MA in Digital Media Development for Education has always had a great interest in integrating ICT in Education. Produces a monthly newspaper with her class The Eyrecourt Examiner and has presented previously at CESI on that topic. Became a tutor for CS First with Google this year and has really enjoyed exploring the programme with her class and introducing other schools to it. This summer she will return to Tanzania for the 3rd time helping secondary and primary schools integrate ICT into their teaching and learning.