Maryland Higher Education Summer CS Intensive
July 20-22, 2022 at Hood College, Frederick, Maryland
8:30-3:30 each day (W, Th, F) lunch provided.
- Hear from Maryland districts on the many ways that computer science is being implemented across PK-12
- Experience hands-on robotics, unplugged, and computing activities that are commonly offered in Maryland PK-12 schools
- Discuss and provide feedback on the essential foundations of computer science for preservice programs
- Take a deep dive into existing resources for topic area interest groups: primary and secondary science, math, ELA, social studies, liberal arts, early childhood, special education, and computer science/engineering/cybersecurity.
- Collaboratively develop customized resources to meet specific course needs.
- 8:30-9:15 Statewide celebration of CS education - auditorium - agenda
- 9:30-10:10 Presentations of current implementation of CS across PK-12 in a variety of Maryland districts -auditorum
- 10:20 - 11:30 Rotations: Hands-on activities with robots, unplugged activities, and computing commonly used in Maryland PK-12 schools
- 11:30 - 12: 30 LUNCH ON US
- 12:30 - 3:30 Introduction to higher education goals. Work in content/course specific development teams.
- 8:30-10:00 Explore the essential foundations of computer science needed for 21st century educators. Review CS vs CT and how CS provides opportunities for SEL.
9:30-10:15 divide up into those who are new (stay in 206 with Lauren) and those who have been part of working in CS education for a while (move to 207 w/ dianne)
10:15-11 take a break
10:30-11:15 divide up into primary (suzanne room 207) and secondary (Noel 213)
11:15-noon Work in content/course specific development teams to review existing resources
- noon- 1 lunch with the elementary coaches in discussion groups.
- 1-1:30 flash talks from MD institutions
- 1:30- 3:00 Work in content/course specific development teams to recommend resources to improve, modify or develop
- 3:00-3:30 Gallery Walk of elementary coach ideas.
- 8:30-9 overview of resources
- 9-11 Make-a-thon for education faculty to create identified resources from earlier sessions
- 11-11:30 share next steps, wants and needs
- 11:30-12:30 lunch
- 12:30-3:30 Explore, customize, and annotate resources. continue make-a-thon
- We value your time and experience and want to pay you for your participation.
- You will be well positioned to apply for much larger grant funds after completing this cycle.
- This is an excellent opportunity for connecting and collaborating with colleagues.
- Maryland NEEDs teachers who understand how to teach computer science well to support diverse students across K-12. This nationally recognized subject area is way behind yet becoming a requirement in almost every state.