I've been hearing from more and more people who are offering summer training opportunities for high school computer science teachers. Here are the latest ones I know about. (Descriptions copied from announcements and web sites.)
AP CS Work Shop at The College of New Jersey
The 2007 AP Summer Workshop for High School Computer Science Teachers will include a combination of instructional sessions and laboratory time to help you achieve your goals. Emphasis will be placed on teaching computer science, as well as the concepts and technologies involved. Workshop participants will return from the workshop with activities that can be used in their classrooms, an understanding of the new Advanced Placement® Case Study – GridWorld, and many other useful resources.
Our list of focused topics will include, but is not limited to the following.
Where: The Computer Science Department, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ (map)When: July 16-20, 2007Costs:
• Learning to Program with Alice
• Alice and Media Computation
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2007
(The workshops are free!)
Led by the experts:
Funded by grants from the National Science Foundation these workshops are designed and particularly appropriate for those wishing to:
Appropriate for high school instructors, to aid in AP CS courses
Two three (3) day workshops will be offered on the teaching of Alice and Media Computation together in a CS1 course:
This workshop will include (approx) 1 ½ days of instruction in Alice; 1 day instruction in Media Computation; and ½ day instruction on combining the two for teaching CS1.
Learning to Program with Alice workshop will be offered August 8-10 on the campus of California State University, in Dominguez Hills, California. Workshop will include:
Registration and questions to Barbara Conover, Project Manager, Center for Visualization (Alice Grants), Saint Joseph's University at email@example.com.
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