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Local school systems: please email MCCE at usmd dot edu to request any customized webinars to support your educators. MCCE can provide support for effective online learning and platforms for communication such as Microsoft TEAMS, Google Meet, Zoom, and others.


Webinars can be found on the Maryland CS Education YouTube site.


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 K-12 and Praxis Study  Preservice and higher education topics

  1.  Artificial intelligence unit for the end of the year. 5/21 4:00pm. (video recording and lesson plans)
  2. Introducing a unit for high school students on election security in Maryland. 5/14 Thursday 3:30-4:30pm.  (video recording and lesson plans)
  3. Cyber smarts for teachers - what to know about the safety of your communication online. Tom Currier, Calvert County
  4. Sustaining engagement and learning in distance learning from UMGC (video recording and presentation)
  5. Making the transition to online learning. Basic considerations. (video recording and handout of top 5 tips for remote learning)
  6. Computers and networks. Studying for the CS Praxis. 
  7. Pseudocode introduction for CS Praxis
  1. MD CS Summit Part 2. 5/22 Washington College, St. Mary's College of MD, integration, preservice CS for all
  2.  Computing with Littles. Computer science with Pre-K to 2nd grade with Meg Ray at Cornell University.
  3. MD CS Summit Part 1: Hood College, Mt. St. Mary's, Loyola, Frostburg, Equity in CS. 
  4. David Weintrop from UMD on Current research in K12 CS Education (video recording)
  5. Friday 2/21 12:00noon - 12:45 Beth Simon from UCSD on what programming experiences do future teachers need most?
  6. Tuesday 2/11 7pm-7:30pm The basic math behind artificial intelligence
  7. Friday 2/7 3:30pm-4:15 Cybersecurity in K12. What do K12 teachers need to know? (video recording part 1 and part 2)
  8. Friday 1/24 3:30pm-4:14 Artificial intelligence in K12. Engaging ideas on and off of the computer. (video recording - presentation)
  9. Friday 1/17 1pm Chris Stephenson Head of CS education at Google on the importance of CS in preservice programs (video recording - presentation)
  10. Friday 1/17 11am the best of tactics for teaching computer science (video recording - presentation)
  11. Friday 1/10 1 pm Jenn Rosato from the National Center for Computer Science Education (video recording - presentation)

 Presentations are at and

Effective use of tools  

Microsoft TEAMS

  1. Basics:
  2. Advanced Basics:
  3. Creating assignments (video)
  4. Adding apps and troubleshooting (video)


 coming soon.


(sign up here for Praxis study webinars)

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.