Past events

Project GUTS Facilitator PD Summit

In person

This will be our 3rd Facilitator Summit where our corps of national facilitators comes together to prepare for future workshops and sharpen our skills.

Friday: arrival in afternoon/evening, check in at hotel.

Saturday: Full day of planning and preparation - Group dinner

Sunday: Full day of planning and preparation - BBQ at Constitution Marina

Monday: Half-day of closing discussion and goals for the year.

Project GUTS at NM EPSCoR Interdisciplinary Working Group workshop

In person

Project GUTS was invited to participate in the NM EPSCoR Interdisciplinary Innovation Working Group (I-IWG) workshop on New Mexico Computational Science Pathway: an Integral Part of NM’s Cyberinfrastructure for Research and Education.  At this workshop, participants will discuss computer science pathways in New Mexico (what currently exists in New Mexico? What populations are served by these? then begin to map out pathways, starting with K-12 through higher education and ending with employment.

To Code and Beyond

In person

Project GUTS will be participating in a panel discussion on CT integration at this year's To Code and Beyond conference in NYC on November 3, 2017. (See https://tocodeandbeyondrigorandjoy.splashthat.com/)

Chicago Public School Project GUTS workshop #1

In person

Chicago Public Schools will be offering two Project GUTS Professional Development workshops this summer.  The first 3-day workshop is hosted by Kris Beck and Lindsay McGowan.  The second 3-day workshop is hosted by Rodney Weems and Lindsay McGowan.

 

Chicago Public School Project GUTS workshop #2

In person

Chicago Public Schools will be offering two Project GUTS Professional Development workshops this summer.  The first 3-day workshop is hosted by Kris Beck and Lindsay McGowan.  The second 3-day workshop is hosted by Rodney Weems and Lindsay McGowan.

Houston ISD Project GUTS Workshop

In person

Houston Independent School District is hosting a two-day workshop facilitated by Irene Fong.

CSNYC Project GUTS PD Workshop

In person

Group photo outside on terraceProject GUTS will offer a 3 day professional development workshop sponsored by CSNYC on August 28-30, 2017.  This workshop will prepare NYC teachers to integrate the CS in Science curricular modules into regular school day science classes. 

Computer Modeling Can Do What? (Imagination Toolbox 2017 Summer PD)

In person

This summer, the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) will offer a one-week Summer Professional Development Institute in partnership with MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program. The July 31 – August 4, 2017 institute will provide an opportunity for middle and high school educators to use StarLogo Nova’s block programming platform and Imagination Toolbox curriculum materials to create computational models or simulations.

We Teach CS (post conference Project GUTS PD workshop)

In person

Project GUTS will be offering a 1.5 day workshop in conjunction with the We Teach CS conference at University of Texas, Austin.  The workshop will take place on June 9-10th at the Commons on the UT Austin Pickle campus.

Contact: To apply please contact Carol Fletcher, carol.fletcher@utexas.edu

Teachers with GUTS summer workshop in Las Cruces, NM

In person

NMSU CS department will be hosting the Teachers with GUTS summer PD workshop and practicum between June 12-23, 2017.  This workshop will consist of an intensive first week of learning the Project GUTS curriculum and developing models, followed by a second week of practicums at which teachers will practice teaching the curriculum during a Project GUTS middle school camp.

For more information, please contact Raena Cota at gk-12@nmsu.edu

CS in Science workshop in Riverside CA

In person

Project GUTS will offer a CS in Science 3 day summer PD workshop in Riverside CA on June 21-23, 2017. This workshop will be facilitated by Su Gibbs and Jennifer Cordova.

IMPORTANT note to participants:  Before the workshop:

We are doing an on-line version of the course (offered to you in person through this workshop), and so can use parts of that resource to allow you to complete the required pre-workshop activities.  

Teachers with GUTS Design Workshop

In person

Teachers with GUTS will be offering a curriculum design workshop for returning Project GUTS teachers.  The workshop will be held the week of July 31-August 4th at a location to be announced.

Google doc for workshop

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