CS4HS at Fairleigh Dickinson University June 2016

Computer Science

Professional Development Workshop for Educators

Are you interested in offering coding/ computer science to your students?

Registration is now open for Fairleigh Dickinson University’s  Google Funded CS4HS program for educators to be held in June 2016, on  FDU’s Florham campus.

Click here to register: grades 4-7     June 20- 21, 2016, 8:00 am -3:30 pm

Click here to register: grades 8-12   June 22- 23, 2016,  8:00 am -3:30 pm                  

Computational Thinking and Analytical Problem Solving, a CS4HS program sponsored by Google, is designed for teachers and administrators  in grades 4-12. You will learn to code while developing practical apps with a Cybersecurity backdrop and user friendly design. Two action-packed days of insights and best practices will empower you to incorporate computational thinking in your teaching and to enthuse  your students to explore this rapidly expanding field.

* Receive year round support from world class faculty and opportunity to be a part of a community of practice for sharing resources and pedagogical techniques.

* Learn about computational problem solving, basic coding skills and acquire the vocabulary to share concepts in the classroom.

* Gain an understanding of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance and the role that computer science plays in other disciplines.

* Prepare to convey the impact of Computer Science on people and communities in a way that engages and excites students.

Space is limited and the programs fill up fast. There will be follow up webinars and two additional meet-ups during the academic year. You will receive 20 hours of Professional Development credit from FDU as well as  pedagogical support year round.

Registration for the workshops is via Eventbrite. Please see links below.

Coding & Computational Thinking Grades 4-7. June 20- 21, 2016   

(CLICK to register Grades 4-7)  OR  http://tinyurl.com/FDU-Coding1

Analytical Problem Solving Through Coding  Grades 8-12.  June 22-23, 2016  

(CLICK to register Grades 8-12)  OR  http://tinyurl.com/FDU-Coding

 Compensation: All attendees will be compensated in amount of $300.00 to cover incidental expenses. Additionally, breakfast and lunch will be served.

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a recipient of a Google CS4HS award. The Google CS4HS program is an annual funding program to improve the computer science educational ecosystem by providing funding for the development and execution of CS teacher professional development worldwide.  To learn more about CS4HS,   www.cs4hs.com.

 

Contact: Dr. Kiron Sharma,

Professor of Computer Science.

Director of the STEM Institute of Education

Fairleigh Dickinson

 

sharma@fdu.edu, 973.443.8691

285, Madison Avenue, 

Madison, NJ 07940