Resources

Surveys

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NEW IT 2015 Survey Building Northeast Wisconsin IT Talent Pipeline Analysis and Recommendations

Survey Results

Presentations

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July 12, 2018

Tech Community: Artificial Intelligence Talent Impacts

NEW IT Alliance: NEW IT Alliance Jul 2018

Laura Schmidt: IT Alliance Impact Of AI On Talent Pipeline 7 12 18

 
June 11, 2018

Digital Learning Opportunities in NEW Report Out

Techspark: Digital Learning Opportunities in NEW Report Out

Laura Schmidt: Digital Learning Opportunities_New Berlin Schools

 

Job Resources

Name URL Notes
Job Center of Wisconsin www.JobCenterOfWisconsin.com Listing of jobs in Wisconsin
WisConnect https://internshipwisconsin.com/ Listing of Wisconsin Internships
Skill Explorer http://skillexplorer.wisconsin.gov/Search.aspx Skill Explorer: Linking people, skills and knowledge to job postings.

Career Exploration

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Careers With Code careerswithcode.com Online IT career exploration magazine.
Cyber Seek https://internshipwisconsin.com/ Resource for individuals looking to learn more about cyber security careers

Learn to Code Tools

Name URL Notes
Code.org https://code.org/ Tools, videos, lessons for teachers and students k-12 wanting to learn to code
Digigirlz https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/digigirlz microsoft development classes and camps
Engineering Girl https://www.engineergirl.org Interviews and resources for all things engineering, including software engineering
Girl Powered http://www.roboticseducation.org/competition-teams/girlpowered/ Tools for those interested in increasing the number of girls in VEX Robotics
Girl powered coaches guide http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2016/08/girl-powered-coaches-guide.pdf
Girls Who Code http://girlswhocode.com/ Club based free curriculum to help youth learn how to code
Lightbot http://lightbot.com/hour-of-code.html A game that introduces fundamental CS principles
MIT App Inventor http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/ Develop and test Android apps
National Center for Women & Information Technology https://www.ncwit.org/programs-campaigns Scholarships, awards, and computer science tools for teachers and students
Python Room https://pythonroom.com Self-paced lessons, monitored progress by instructor and the teacher gets the solutions as well to help assist
Scratch https://scratch.mit.edu Introductory programming modules
Programming Basics for Students https://www.quickbase.com/resources/articles/programming-basics-for-students Basic Programming skills for Students

Cyber Security Learning Tools

Name URL Notes
Cybrary https://www.cybrary.it Free open source learning for cyber security, IT, and more
Day of Cyber (NSA) https://www.nsadayofcyber.com Free, online program that allows students to experience a day in the life of the nation’s top cybersecurity experts – in just three hours

Activities

Name URL Notes
Mind Trekkers https://mindtrekkers.mtu.edu/activities.php Fun Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities you can try at home or at school.

How Computers Work

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Introducing How Computers Work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAx_6-wdslM&index=1&list=PLzdnOPI1iJNcsRwJhvksEo1tJqjIqWbN-  Bill Gates kicks off an introduction to the series How Computers Work.
What Makes a Computer, a Computer? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCq8-xTH7jA&index=2&list=PLzdnOPI1iJNcsRwJhvksEo1tJqjIqWbN-  Computers are all around us, but what really makes a computer, a computer? Explore the history of computers and the features they all share.

Binary & Data

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USCBCmwMCDA&index=3&list=PLzdnOPI1iJNcsRwJhvksEo1tJqjIqWbN- You’ll hear that everything’s “1s and 0s” in a computer, but what does that mean? Find out how computers represent numbers, words, images, and sound.
Circuits and Logic  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoqMiFKspAA&index=4&list=PLzdnOPI1iJNcsRwJhvksEo1tJqjIqWbN- Computers process information in the blink of an eye. It’s not magic though, it’s just millions of tiny circuits!

How Computers Work: CPU, Memory, Input & Output

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKGZlaPlVLY&list=PLzdnOPI1iJNcsRwJhvksEo1tJqjIqWbN-&index=5 Dive a little deeper into the actual components that allow a computer to input, store, process, and output information.

How Computers Work: Hardware and Software

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnyFYiK2rSY&index=6&list=PLzdnOPI1iJNcsRwJhvksEo1tJqjIqWbN-  Take a peek into the relationship between software and the hardware it controls.