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CS Matters 2020 Teacher Workshop Agenda

Spring Intro Session

Time Title Activities CSP Content Handouts More Details
9:00-10:05 Initial Spring Kickoff Welcome and Introduction (ICR-00) Part 1 Teacher intros, CSP General Overview_.pptx presentation, Matching Enduring Understandings KWL. More detail about the schedule
Piazza invitation
Introductions, Review the Big Ideas, Enduring Understandings and Computational Thinking Practices Participant list. Journal for reflection and journaling create KWL chart off to the side, hand out sticky notes. Jan will setup Piazza group and invite everyone right before
10:05-10:15 Break
10:15-12:00 Introduction to Python (PROG-01) Ensure all laptops are set up correctly
Python instruction / building from e-book
During Break: Parking Lot - What do you need to know?
What is Python, exactly?
Why Python?
Using Python
Drawing with turtles
Drawing squares, and other shapes","Python Fundamentals")">Python Fundamentals"}">
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:45 Working with Python (PROG-01) ,  (PROG-02) Python: Values, Variables and Loops Programming sequence, algorithms, debugging, variables and using different IDEs Python quick reference guide"}">
1:45-2:00 Break
2:00-4:00 Initial Spring Kickoff Welcome and Introduction (ICR-00) Part 2 Review AP CSP Course and Exam Description, teacher resources, big ideas See pd4cs for topics: internet, big data, information and security, simulation and modeling, Purple Book \n"}">
3:00-4:00 Preparing for the Online work before the summer workshop (PROG-01a) Go over examples of code, pseudocode, and practice AP exam pseudocode questions Teachers create their own 8-week plan to prepare for summer PD based on their level of experience or needs. Synchronous and asynchronous meeting schedule.  
6 hours  
Total face-to-face training hours

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.