Cyber and Cyber Security Workshop for K-2 Educators

The multi-year CyberCity Initiative funded by the George Kaiser Family Foundation seeks to infuse cyber education in every school, eventually in every classroom in the Tulsa metropolitan area. In the middle ages, students learned long division in college; now children learn it by fourth grade.  It is imperative to impart cyber education and skills throughout the K-12 system, helping energize a generation of cyber-savvy tinkerers and innovators who may well transform Tulsa and its economy.

Five CyberCity Educator Workshops will be conducted during the summer of 2021 to stimulate and enhance curricular and extra-curricular cyber activities in elementary, middle and high schools. The workshops will prepare K-12 grade educators to impart cyber, programming and cyber security learning experiences through grade-appropriate, standards-based activities. Workshop activities will include content lessons, hands-on laboratories, cooperative games and competitions in a variety of classroom settings.

All five CyberCity Educator Workshops will be conducted in in-person, half-day formats over ten days (two contiguous weeks).

Hosted by The University of Tulsa


Cyber and Cyber Security Workshop (K-2 Grade Educators)

Weeks of June 14 and June 21 (10 Days)
Morning Sessions Only: 8:30AM to 12:00PM
Maximum Participant Count: 40

Workshop Content

  • Sphero Bolt Robot Programming Topics: Sphero Bolt robot setup and configuration, robot programming, block coding with Scratch and JavaScript.
  • Cyber and Cyber Security Topics: Basic cyber concepts, cryptography for K-2 grade students, cyber ethics and cyber bullying, online safety, Internet of Things, cyber threats and risks, creating cyber security games for K-2 grade students and cyber security best practices.

Participant Equipment/Supplies/Stipend
Sphero Bolt programmable robot, cyber security breakout game software, 12 cyber security game card decks, CyberCity t-shirt and $700 stipend.

Contact
Professor Kimberly Adams (kimberly-adams@utulsa.edu).


Date: June 14, 2021 - June 25, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. - noon


Location:

The University of Tulsa

800 S. Tucker Drive

Tulsa, OK 74104


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Registration close date: June 13, 2021

This event is hosted by: The University of Tulsa




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