Events

Boston Scratch Educator Meetup

Join local K–12 educators at a ScratchEd Meetup to play, learn, and connect around teaching with Scratch. Scratch is a free online programming tool through which students can creatively explore computer science concepts by creating interactive media (like stories, games, animations, and simulations) and sharing those creations with others online. The Scratch Online Community is used by millions of young people all around the world. Join us for food, fun, and community. No coding experience necessary! Free parking in the rear of the building.   RSVP here: https://www.meetup.com/ScratchEd-Boston/events/254981476/

Boston Scratch Educator Meetup

Join local K–12 educators at a ScratchEd Meetup to play, learn, and connect around teaching with Scratch. Scratch is a free online programming tool through which students can creatively explore computer science concepts by creating interactive media (like stories, games, animations, and simulations) and sharing those creations with others online. The Scratch Online Community is used by millions of young people all around the world. Join us for food, fun, and community. No coding experience necessary! Free parking in the rear of the building.   RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/ScratchEd-Boston/events/254981484/

Stanford Offers Logic Teacher PD

Stanford offers Logic Teacher PD Deadline April 30th, Apply Now! Learn to teach Stanford’s IntroLogic in High Schools July 8 to July 12, 2019 http://intrologic.stanford.edu/teachercampA free Stanford-developed curriculum that can be taught as a standalone course or embedded in a course. Suitable for grades 9-12. The course addresses the Data and Analysis & Algorithms and Programming concepts in the CSTA Teaching Framework. The course has been approved for “g” credit in California schools. Logic is to Computer Science as Calculus is to Physics. So far, this essential mathematical training is not available to programmers being trained in high schools. The course is well-tested as it has been taught at Stanford University for over twenty years, and it is now offered as a MOOC that has attracted over 500,000 enrolled students. The topics covered include propositional logic, relational logic, deduction, and proofs. Who:Computer Sciences and Math Teachers who have knowledge of symbolic manipulation as taught in Algebra and comfort with sets, relations, and functions When:July 8 – July 12, 2019 Where:Gates Computer Science Building Stanford University Cost:The tuition for the course is $750. This does not include any travel or lodging expenses. Wherever support is not available through the school district, we are offering a limited number of tuition scholarships to deserving teachers. To apply write to the email address given below. Deadline April 30th, Apply Now! Department of Computer Science300 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA, 94305intrologic@lists.stanford.edu