Google, Heastie Host Computer Science Roadshow

Assembly Speaker Heastie (l) helped students build their own fun stories using Scratch, Google’s proprietary introductory coding tool.
Photo courtesy of Google

Google and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited Cornerstone Academy Middle School on Thursday, November 17 to deliver the CS First Roadshow, a computer science education presentation developed by Google for fourth through eighth grade students.

Two Google employees gave the hour-long presentation teaching students problem solving and technical coding skills through a series of interactive activities.

Assembly Speaker Heastie discussed the importance of learning computer science at an early age and helped students create stories using the coding tool, Scratch.

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