Welcome to the Kean University Computer Science Hub
Focusing on research and action to identify, create, and sustain a primary pathway in computer science education for students and educators across New Jersey.
KeanCShub presents Micro:bits Workshops
Diane Hovath is leading our virtual Micro:bit sessions, together with Ellen Fishter.
Diane Hovarth is a Technology/MakerEd Integration Specialist at Blake Middle School in Medfield Public Schools (MA) and a former Special Educator of students with moderate disabilities at the elementary level. Her mission is to explore ways of bringing accessible creative & innovative learning experiences to students using everyday materials, coding & circuits. The Micro:bit has become the one tool that offers a range of possibilities for all learners delivering a powerful impact when students see their code in their hands! #Micro:bitChampion Twitter: @techmonstah Instagram: @techmonstaah
Ellen Fishter is currently employed by the Livingston Public School district as a Technology Coach and Innovation/STEAM teacher. In addition, she teaches high school students Personal Financial Literacy (online) and holds a general business education teaching certificate. Ellen has led numerous professional development sessions on educational technology and assisted in the development of Livingston's STEAM curriculum encompassing the NJ K-8 Computer Science Standards. When she is not working, Ellen enjoys biking, hiking, sewing, and the beach. Twitter: @EFishterTech
Kean CS Hub MAP- our CS PL teachers and educators are from all over NJ! Join us!
The Kean CS Hub provides scholarships to obtain CS Foundations and WeTeachCS Coaching that helps to prepare for the Praxis CS exam. Our program participants can also prepare for the exam and take it on their own. Those, registered with us will receive $1000 upon successful completion o f the Praxis CS exam (#5652). At this time the 2021 enrollment is closed.
All those who joined the initiative in Summer 2021 have this fall to submit the scores, but should do so ASAP. Please let us know your test date in advance so we can adjust our plans accordingly.
Provide resources to schools and school districts to expanding CS education across grades K-12 in the classroom or through extra-curricular activities.