Resources

Surveys

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

Survey Results

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

Name URL Notes
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

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

Name URL Notes
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.