Computer Science Education Week
December 7-13, 2020
Students across Bellevue will participate in Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code, the largest learning event in history. The CS Education Week is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. All BSD elementary and middle schools plan to participate in the worldwide event. High school students should check with their school to see if they will be participating.
Put simply, computer science (CS) is learning how to use the power of computers to solve problems. It’s the study of computers and algorithmic processes, their principals, their designs, their applications, and their impact on society.
Why is computer science important?
CS teaches problem solving and important skills like communication, collaboration, and design. There are tremendous career opportunities, and CS is relevant to all career pathways. The Bellevue School District recognizes computer science as increasingly important in today’s world.