"I was very impressed by the well-spoken student volunteers who showed great knowledge, poise, and class. They are the hope for the future."
"Thank you for an awesome workshop and I look forward to working with you in the future!"
"I see many opportunities for incorporating the skills I learned in my classes."
"Learning about the frontiers of computer science gives me the knowledge to tell students what is happening now and how amazing it is."
- March, 2013: Google's CS4HS program (link) selects Wake Forest University proposal for developing a second workshop for teachers. In addition to our outreach to the teachers from Hanes Magnet School (link), we are expanding to Atkins High School (link).
- September, 2012: Fox 8 News Profiles the Wake@Hanes Computational Thinking Workshop. Yu'Vonne, Andrew, and Kelly are interviewed (link).
- September, 2012: The Wake@Hanes Computational Thinking Workshop is profiled by Wake Forest University (link).
- August, 2012: Mashable (link) and the Huffington Post (link) lists Wake Forest University as one of the "Top Ten Campuses for Tech". One of their reasons: our recent Google CS4HS sponsored Wake@Hanes Computational Thinking Workshop!
- August, 2012: The inaugural Wake@Hanes Computational Thinking Workshop for Teachers. Thank you teachers and student volunteers for an amazing experience!
- June, 2012: Cengage Learning generously donated the Scratch Programming for Teens textbook (link) for the teachers.
- May, 2012: The Wake@Hanes workshop partners with the Problem Based Learning Institute (link), part of the Center of Excellence for Research, Teaching and Learning [CERTL] program (link) from the Wake Forest School of Medicine.
- April, 2012: Google's CS4HS program (link) selects Wake Forest University proposal for developing the Wake@Hanes workshop for teachers from Hanes Magnet School (link) to enhance their curriculum with computer science.
- February, 2012: Profs. Cho, Pauca, and Plemmons from Wake Forest University Computer Science Department (link) visits Hanes Magnet School (link) to gauge interest in a summer computer science workshop for teachers. Ten (10) pioneering teachers committed to the workshop if funded.