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NCTCA 2021 Presidents’ Welcome Address - National Anthem, Indigenous Land Acknowledgement, Honorary President and Opening Remarks.

ATA President’s Address - Jason Schilling

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Thursday, February 4 • 10:15am - 11:15am
GitHub: Expanding the Computer Science Curriculum

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Github is a repository service which enables users to collaborate on projects, all the while keeping track of changes when they occur and who made those changes. It is a web-based platform used for version control. GitHub has over 650,000 developers registered on the site, hosting more than 500,000 unique open source projects and 1.8million total repositories. You will learn how to install and use this program/service which at the basic level operates much like a shared Google Drive but with a higher level of security. How valuable Github is as a resource? Microsoft bought it for $7.5 B (2018). Remember: "Knowledge is Power". Participants should bring their laptop/tablet.

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John Chan

Teacher, Archbishop Jordan CHS
I have been a computer tekkie since 1984 with my Acorn computer. Through the evolution from hobbiest to a computer technology teacher, I have been learning, keeping up, and trying out the latest trends in the computer world. My interest in computer and technolgy has transfromed me... Read More →

Thursday February 4, 2021 10:15am - 11:15am MST
Virtual Room 04 (CTS)
  Career & Technology Studies  Knowledge & Employability / Connaissance et Emploiabilité
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Room Details Virtual Room Maximum Capacity - 300
  • Grade Focus 44537
  • Tags English