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August Workshop for High School and Middle School Teachers at UW CSE

The University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering department is running a workshop this summer targeted at high school or middle school teachers of math, science and computer science. This year we are also offering a one day option for school counselors or administrators who would like to learn a little more about the exciting field of Computer Science.

We’d love to have you join us!

Specifically, CS4HS aims to:

  • Expose participants to exciting examples of computer science operating in close relationships with other disciplines.
  • Broaden participant’s view of computer science and the way it is shaping Washington’s communities and people–and those of the entire world.
  • Provide teachers with basic strategies for computational problem solving and give you the vocabulary to relate these concepts to students and subject material.
  • Provide hands-on experience with visual and physical programming environments (No prior programming experience necessary).
  • Explore opportunities to broaden students’ interest in computer science and dispel myths about what computer science.

We would love to welcome you to the workshop August 6th-8th.  More details on how to apply can be found at  http://cs4hs.cs.washington.edu/ and below.  Go to the Apply tab to fill out a brief application. Admission is on a rolling basis until the workshop fills.

Thank you for your interest–if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Workshop detail:

  • When:  August 6-8th, 2012 (Monday – Wednesday approximately 830am – 5pm).
  • Where:  UW campus (Seattle).
  • Cost:  $35 registration includes lunch for three days, light breakfast, reception, parking, housing for out of town participants, clock hours ($10 for one day option for counselors and administrators).
  • Clock hours:  20 clock hours (three day option), or 6 clock hours (one day option).
  • Who:  Teachers of high school and middle school math, science, or computer science; administrators and counselors.
  • What:  Learn what the field of computer science has to offer and take home some ideas of how to incorporate computational thinking into your classes.

Learn more here!

April 26, 2012