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CIPS SK Regina Dec 12th Luncheon: "Encouraging Computer Science Literacy Through Robotics"
Tue, 12/12/2017
Event Location: 
(Regina, Saskatchewan)


11:30 am - Registration and Buffet Lunch
Noon - Welcome and Presentation
1:00 pm - End
Topic: Encouraging Computer Science Literacy Through Robotics
How can we engage and develop students' interest in computer science in school?  Daniel Atkins will share how his school division is using robotics to encourage computer science literacy for its students.  He will also reflect on the current state of computer science in education and the need for partnership with post-secondary institutions and local computer science industry.
Speaker: Daniel Atkins
Daniel Atkins has been teaching computer science for 3 years at a high school level, and robotics for 2 years.  He has a BSc in Electronic Engineering and a BEd.  Daniel encourages his students to become involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related activities in order to strengthen STEM in Saskatchewan.
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