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Webinars

TOMORROW! Mobile CSP will have a webinar on explore training There are also 2 more webinars happening this week. The AP Program will host a two-part webinar series on AP instructional resources and supports.
  • February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm CT (7:00 pm ET / 4:00 PM PT) 
Mobile CSP Webinar - Explore Training, Feb 11 at 7 p.m. ET,  
  • February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm CT (7:00 pm ET / 4:00 PM PT)

Webinar 1 (Foundations)- Learn how AP Classroom supports the new AP course and exam descriptions and offers students opportunities for practice and feedback throughout the year.

  • February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm CT (7:00 pm ET / 4:00 PM PT)
Webinar 2 (AP Classroom Demo)- See a live demonstration of AP Classroom, highlighting how to assign, score, and interpret results from topic questions, personal progress checks, and teacher-created assignments and quizzes.

*Both sessions will include a Q&A for participants to ask questions and share feedback. *
 
 
 

Professional Development

 

Mobile CSP   PD 2020
  • Connecticut | Capital Community College (July 7 - August 7)
  • Minnesota | Southwest Minnesota State University (June 8 - July 10)
  • Missouri | Ferguson Florissant School District (June 22 - June 26)
  • Montana | Great Falls (June 15 - June 19)
  • ONLINE | (June 22 - July 4)
  • ONLINE | (June 22 - July 25)
*Click the link below for more information on each Mobile CSP PD:
http://www.mobile-csp.org/participate *
 PD 2020
  • ONLINE | (June 8 - July 18) - Online for those New to Java.
  • ONLINE | (June 22 - July 18) - Online for those Experienced with Java.
  • Indiana | (June 22 - 26, 2020) - In person at Butler University in Indiana. Free for Indiana high school teachers. Optional 2 weeks of additional online PD (June 8-June 21) available for those new to Java. 
  • Maryland | (July 6-10) - In person at Salisbury University in Maryland.
  • Virginia | (July 12) - In-person 3 hour workshop at CSTA 2020 in Arlington, VA.
*Click the link below for more information on each CSAwesome PD: 
https://www.csawesome.org/professional-development *


There will be more PD opportunities announced soon!

*Scholarships are available to cover PD tuition for eligible teachers*
NSF STEM Panel: Effectively Using Video for Outreach and Dissemination
Video has become a key tool for communication, outreach, and dissemination, both within the researcher community and with the general public. This month, four panelists share their strategies for creating and then disseminating their short videos featured in the STEM for All Video Showcase in 2019. These four videos are very different from each other in how they were produced, the level of production quality, the theme that it addresses, and the primary audience that the presenters hope to reach. What they all have in common is that they were very successful in reaching a very large audience who viewed and discussed their work. As we are in the midst of registration to present for the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase, it is a great time to learn what these presenters did behind the scenes to make their presentations so effective for outreach and dissemination.
In honor of the 2019 Computer Science Education Week theme #CSforGood, CSTA has created a set of 10 posters that feature diverse people using computer science for good in diverse industries and ways -- from helping the blind navigate their surroundings to creating art and discovering new medications.
 
Teachers can use these posters in a variety of ways to explore #CSforGood and inspire their students to consider how computer science can be leveraged to solve some of the world's most pressing problems.
Visit the link below for more posters!
https://www.csteachers.org/page/csforgood

K–12 Pair Programming Toolkit

This is a free guide for educators created in part by RPPforCS community members Jill Denner and Emily Green. It includes the what, why, and how of collaborative computing strategies that can be used to engage and address a greater range of students and their varied styles of interacting.

Check it out!

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