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.
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.
The Teachers with GUTS cohort 3 workshop will be held as part of the NM CS PD Week, June 4-8, 2018 in Albuquerque, NM. This workshop is open to NM teachers.
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.
CSTA 2017 is the annual conference of the Computer Science Teachers Association. The main goal of the conference is to provide quality information/assistance--professional development--for computer science teachers and others who wish to include computing in their teaching.
Project GUTS will be hosting a booth at CSTA '17. Please let Irene Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you will be attending and can spend some time at the booth.