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ASCTI

June 18-29, 2018 (Monday - Friday)

   
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June 18-29, 2018 (Monday - Friday)


{startdate} 2017-05-04 12:00:00 2017-05-04 18:00:00 Europe/London ASCTI

The Accelerated Computer Science Teachers Institute (ACSTI) is an intensive 2-week program that prepares current high school teachers to teach computer science (CS) in Texas high schools. This teacher professional development program will focus on both the theoretical and practical applications of CS concepts. The content presented in ACSTI is aligned to the TExES CS teaching standards and the CS 8-12th Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards. Participants will learn about:

  • Java programming, robotics, mobile app and game development, cybersecurity, digital forensics,
  • and more
  • best teaching practices and strategies and CS-related industry standards
  • designing and implementing engaging and meaningful CS learning activities
  • adopting culturally responsive approaches to CS instruction in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms

 

Prerequisites:

  • Essential computer skills (e.g., using productivity tools, web and internet skills, etc.)
  • Current Texas state teacher certification
  • Computer science skills not required

 

CPE Hours:

  • Participants will earn 80 continuing professional education hours
Main Campus - EDGE Center, Main Building Room 0.328 Dr. Timothy Yuen (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

The Accelerated Computer Science Teachers Institute (ACSTI) is an intensive 2-week program that prepares current high school teachers to teach computer science (CS) in Texas high schools. This teacher professional development program will focus on both the theoretical and practical applications of CS concepts. The content presented in ACSTI is aligned to the TExES CS teaching standards and the CS 8-12th Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards. Participants will learn about:

  • Java programming, robotics, mobile app and game development, cybersecurity, digital forensics,
  • and more
  • best teaching practices and strategies and CS-related industry standards
  • designing and implementing engaging and meaningful CS learning activities
  • adopting culturally responsive approaches to CS instruction in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms

 

Prerequisites:

  • Essential computer skills (e.g., using productivity tools, web and internet skills, etc.)
  • Current Texas state teacher certification
  • Computer science skills not required

 

CPE Hours:

  • Participants will earn 80 continuing professional education hours

Admission

$1,500 per teacher (includes workshops and lunch)

Sponsor/Contact

College of Education and Human Development; Instructional Technology Program
Dr. Timothy Yuen (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

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