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Maryland Codes Summer 2019 Professional Learning Opportunities

CS Fundamentals is appropriate for students ages 4-11 and blends online and "unplugged" non-computer activities to teach students computational thinking, problem solving, programming concepts and digital citizenship.

  • One-day professional learning introduction 8:30 am - 4:00 pm         Hood College in Frederick, Maryland
  • Information: https://code.org/educate/curriculum/elementary-school
  • July 15, 2019 Link to sign up for K and grade 1
  • July 16, 2019 Link to sign up for grades 2 and 3
  • July 17, 2019 Link to sign up for grades 4 and 5
  • July 18, 2019 Link to sign up for Library Media Specialists, Computer Lab Teachers, Resource Teachers, etc. that support instruction K-5
  • July 19, 2019 Link to sign up for Normal K-5 - this is an ungraded band to allow for anyone who can not attend during their specific CSF workshop in the other offerings this week.

Please note that these "focus areas" are subject to change based on enrollment.

 

Code.org is recognized by the College Board as an endorsed provider of curriculum and professional development for AP® Computer Science Principles (AP CSP), which affirms that all components are aligned to the AP Curriculum Framework standards and the AP CSP assessment. CSP is a course designed to prepare students (and teachers) who are new to computer science for the AP CS Principles exam. The course covers many topics including the Internet, Big Data and Privacy, and Programming and Algorithms.

  • One-week professional learning program
  • July 15-19, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm daily        Hood College in Frederick, Maryland

Computer Science Discoveries is appropriate for 6 - 10th grade students and can be taught as a semester or year long introductory course. The course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, physical computing, HTML/CSS, and data.

  • One-week professional learning program
  • July 15-19, 2019 8:30 am - 4:30 pm daily        Hood College in Frederick, Maryland

Reserve dorm rooms directly for about $40/night here

 

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

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin@usmd.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.