Thursday, March 19, 2015

Free Workshops on Integrating Computing and Robotics into Math and CTE

Integrating Computing & Robotics
into Mathematics & CTE
to Close the Achievement Gap & Preparing Students for Career and College

A Free Workshop by the UC Davis C-STEM Center
Sponsored by the California Department of Education

This is a competitive application. Please apply
by Monday, March 23rd. Participants will be notified by
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 of their accepted.

The California Department of Education has sponsored multiple One-Day C-STEM Professional Developments in Santa Clara and Los Angeles. The Professional Development will focus on Integrating Computing and Robotics into Mathematics, Science & CTE to Close the Achievement Gap & Preparing Students for Career and College. Topics include:

- Improving computing, science, technology, engineering & mathematics (C-STEM) education in grades 5-12 through integrated learning in formal and informal programs.

- Developing students’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills and providing computing education for students through hands-on computing activities that focus on developing core content knowledge.

- Closing the achievement gap and preparing students to be career and college ready with common core compliant curricula utilizing computer programming in Ch and the Barobo Linkbot.

- Learn about teaching strategies and opportunities for collaboration.

Pairs of participants will receive two textbooks, electronic teaching materials, two software licenses, and one Barobo Linkbot robot and lunch. Participants must bring a laptop with Windows XP or higher and must have administrative access to install software. Administrators are encouraged to attend from 4:00-4:30pm.

Tuesday, March 31st 8:30am - 4:30pm
@ Silicon Valley CTE, MetroED
760 Hillsdale Ave. San Jose, CA 95136
Hosted by the Santa Clara County Office of Education.

Friday, April 3rd 8:30am - 4:30pm
@ Alhambra Unified School District Office
1515 W. Mission Road Alhambra, CA 91803
Hosted by the Los Angeles County Office of Education.


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