ABC CREATE Resource Library
Good news! The ABC CREATE Resource Library has officially reopened! We have shelves full of resources just waiting to be checked out and used to enhance your classroom instruction!
Some of our newest resources include Makey Makey, littleBits, Dash + Dot Robots, Edison Robots, Merge Cubes, Bee Bots, Sphero Robots and more!
Check out our Resource Library website to view all of our resources and complete an online request form.
Join us for a 3-part webinar series on developing inclusive approaches to computer science: Learn strategies to help drive youth interest in computer science, particularly for Black and brown students, students with disabilities, and others who are often left out of the computer science conversation.
- NOVEMBER 11, 2 - 4 PM
Press Pause to Play: Personas, Places, and Possibilities
Led By Shimira Williams
- NOVEMBER 17, 2 - 4 PM
CSforALL Through Advanced Placement Exam Support
Led By Muriel Alim from the National Math and Science Initiative
- DECEMBER 2, 2 - 4 PM
Fireside Chat: Centering Computer Science and Race
Led by Dr. Richard Purcell
Apply now for a CSforPGH Mini-Grant, designed to support educators in improving K-12 computer science pedagogy and broadening access to computer science training.
Grants will award up to $2,000. Educators in all disciplines, especially those with little to no experience in computer science, are encouraged to apply. Applications are due November 15.
PA Statewide STEM Updates
To receive updates on the PA Science Standards, email Rafirstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the Science Standards stakeholders’ list.
Creating Equitable School Systems: A Roadmap for Education Leaders
This webinar series is designed to assist leaders to “honestly reflect on successes and challenges of local continuity of education plans in the 2019-20 school year and to learn how to make instruction more engaging and effective for all students” as we move forward in the “rapidly changing environment of the pandemic”.
The Pennsylvania School Study Council and the American Center for the Study of Distance Education in the College of Education at The Pennsylvania State University invite you to join the webinar series.
Please distribute the COMETS flier to students who may be interested in exploring a variety of STEM activities. If it is possible in your district, please link the flier to your district web page.
Program registration is open through December 3, 2020 on the Penn State New Kensington website. If it is possible in your district, please add this link to your district web page: .
Our virtual Meet-N-Greet for registered students and their parents is Saturday, December 5th at 9:30 a.m. via Zoom.