Pioneering Excellence for Better Computer Science Now
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Doug Bergman, author of Computer Science K12: Imagine the Possibilities, gives an overview of the things we should be teaching students relating to Computer Science from kindergarten to high school. From small programmable robots to programming languages at the upper level, Computer Science is an essential 21st Century skill and method of thinking and creating that is applicable to many fields besides Computer Science.
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Doug Bergman is Head of Computer Science at Porter-Gaud independent school in Charleston, SC. He has been the head of the CS department for 18+ years and been in CS education for 23+ years.
He holds a BS in Computer Information Systems, M.A. in Education Administration, and is 2 courses shy of completing his Online Masters in Computer Science at Georgia Tech.
He has taught in public schools, private schools, and professional schools and has worked with students from ages five to ninety-nine. In addition to being honored with regional, state, national and international recognition, he has presented at conferences worldwide.
He has been an active member of the Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator program since 2011. Last year, he was selected as a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Currently, he serves
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