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2020 CS Matters Professional development schedule

CS Matters curriculum for AP (R) CS-Principles is freely available to teachers.

Our professional development provides a comprehensive overview to the content and pedagogy to effectively teach the course using a blended model.

Teachers meet in person or by webinar for the spring introduction and then follow up with 6 weeks of online work that is a blend of asynchronous work

and synchronous discussions and presentations.

The 5-day in-person workshop will follow up on that foundation and assumes a basic familiarity with Python programming used throughout the course.

CS Matters professional development consists of:

 

Hours

 

1

meeting in the spring . in person is preferred but teachers can join online

6

 

8

weeks of online asynchronous and synchronous work

32

 

5

days of in person workshop in summer, 7.5 hours per day

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

37.5

 
   

75.5

TOTAL contact hours

See the complete set of lessons, in-person and online by content area here.

Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, dogrady at usmd dot edu
Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin at usmd dot edu
Director of Research, Maryland Center for Computing Education

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MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.