Project GUTS’ CS in Science workshop offers interactive instruction from an experienced GUTS facilitators including an introduction to computer science, pedagogy, curriculum overview, and practice with the StarLogo Nova programming environment. The CS in Science curriculum features: use of a block-based programming environment on the web (slnova.org); daily lesson plans for teachers, videos, and supplemental extension resources; a modular design that allows for a variety of classroom implementations; and alignment to national science (NGSS) and computer science (CSTA) standards.
This is a week long training for Middle School Science and Technology teachers; and a simultaneous facilitator training and design workshop for returning teachers.
This is Project GUTS' national PD open to any middle school science teacher in the US.
Teachers with GUTS will be offering a curriculum design workshop for returning Project GUTS Cohort 2 teachers. The workshop will be held the week of June 18, in Las Cruces, NM.
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 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.
One day refresher workshop for TwiG Cohort 2 participants.
Location: Centennial HIgh School
Link to Projects and Resources (Google Doc for workshop)
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.
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.
This is a NexTech sponsored CS in Science workshop being held at IUPUI Park / 100 Learning Center.
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.
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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Teachers with GUTS will offer its end of year workshop for cohort 1 teachers on Saturday, May 13th, from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Old Santa Fe Inn. At this workshop, we will debrief the Teacher with GUTS PD experience and talk about next steps for teachers.
This is a phase 2 PD workshop being held at the Education Service District 101.