Introduction to Scratch in Education – Free Summer Course from UNI

The computer science department at the University of Northern Iowa is
pleased to announce that we will once again be offering FREE professional
development opportunities during the summer of 2013.  The CS4HS program is
sponsored through a generous ongoing contribution from Google.

Introduction to Scratch in Education – 1 cr. hr.

Preparation for teachers in all disciplines from upper elementary through
high school to teach and use Scratch in the classroom.  Scratch is a
graphical programming environment designed at MIT to be appropriate for
students in grades 4-12.  This workshop will address the basics of Scratch
(mostly by example), ways to introduce Scratch to students, and discussion
on general classroom integration.  No computer science or programming
background required.  Teachers will be expected to have their students use
Scratch and to report on that use during a follow-up meeting in November,
2013.

Dates/Times:
June 26-28 or July 17-19, 2013
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Plus one follow-up session Saturday, November 2nd or 9th, 2013

Instructor:
Ben Schafer, Assoc. Professor, Computer Science
schafer@cs.uni.edu
319-273-2187

Location:
ITTC 328
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA

Tuition/Fees:
Tuition, supplies, and lunch will be provided to all who
complete the course thanks to a generous grant from Google.

Application:
To apply for this workshop, submit an application prior to
May 3rd, 2013 via http://www.cs.uni.edu/connections/cs4hs/

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