National Computer Science Education Week
December 6-12, 2009 is the inaugural National Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek). The U.S. House of Representatives designated this week to raise awareness of computer science as a distinct discipline. It is meant to acknowledge the transformative role of computing in our nation and bolster computer science at all education levels. The Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) leads this effort along with the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT), and the Computing Research Association (CRA); with the strong support of Google, Intel, and Microsoft.
Celebrate CSEdWeek by sharing your insights on computer science education on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. Find CSEdWeek on the following social media channels:
YouTube: CSEdWeek Channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/CSedweek
Post your CSEdWeek-related videos: tag your videos with "CSEdWeek" and other descriptions including "computer science, education;" choose "education" and/or "nonprofit" categories (this will help people find your video). Format: video: H.264, MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 preferred; audio: MP3 or AAC preferred; maximum length: 10 minutes (2-3 minutes is recommended); maximum file size: 1 GB
Twitter: CSEdWeek at http://twitter.com/CSedweek
Use "@csedweek" to share in 140 characters what CSEdWeek means to you. Follow the tweets, direct message the site, and retweet posts you like.
Facebook: Computer Science Education Week at http://www.facebook.com/CSEdWeek
Become a fan of CSEdWeek, and post feedback, comments and resources on the CSEdWeek Facebook fan page.