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Spring 2014 – CDE Sponsored Professional Development

1DayAlamedaCOE

Integrating Computing and Robotics into Mathematics & CTE to Close the Achievement Gap & Preparing Students for Career and College

Free introductory workshop, sponsored by the California Department of Education

Topics Include:

  • Integrating Computing & Robotics into Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Integrated Math I & Career Technical Education
  • Developing students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Providing computing education utilizing computer programming in C/C++ interpreter Ch and the Barobo Linkbot
  • Implementing new teaching strategies and opportunities for personalized and collaborative learning through hands-on activities
  • Adopting common core compliant curricula using computer programming
  • Work to close the achievement gap and prepare students to be career and college ready

Registration covers:

  • instruction
  • two supplementary textbooks
  • teaching materials
  • one software license
  • one modular robot Linkbot
  • UC Davis C-STEM Center support for implementation of the program during the academic year
  • lunch

For critical mass, multiple teachers from the same school are encouraged to apply, especially a team of teachers teaching math and CTE subjects in grades 5-12.

Requirement: Each participant must be able to bring their own Windows laptop with XP or higher.  Implementation at school sites requires access to a Windows computer lab at least 2-3 times per week.

Optional $100 for 1 Continuing Education Unit quarter credit from UC Davis Extension. Credit request forms available first day of class.

Cost:  There is no application fee, as all expenses are covered by grants from the California Department of Education and National Science Foundation. However, attendance is limited. 

Follow-up Professional Development:  To learn more about integrated computing and STEM education using the C-STEM curriculum, you may participate in the C-STEM Summer Institute on Integrated Computing and STEM Education or on-site professional development held on Alameda County Office of Education and Fresno County Office of Education.

 

Southern CA:

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8am-5:00pm, Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Fresno County Office of Education
State Center Community College District – 390 W. Fir Avenue, Clovis 93611, room 309

flier for the workshop
We are no longer accepting applications for the 1 Day workshop in Fresno.
Pictures at the workshop at Fresno County Office of Education

Northern CA:

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8am-5:00pm, Monday, April 21, 2014
Alameda County Office of Education
313 W Winton Ave. Hayward, CA 94544

flier for the workshop 

We are no longer accepting applications for the 1 Day workshop in Alameda.

 Pictures and participant comments about the workshop at Alameda County Office of Education

 

 

Sponsored by:

cde                          nsf