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Upcoming Workshops for Building CS Capacity in NJ

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We are excited to announce our schedule of FREE professional development for 2018 available to K-12 teachers of all experience levels.

Click Here to view past workshops. 

Fall 2018 Workshops and Webinars


Fun with Programming, Using Arduino in a Middle & High School Makerspace
DateSaturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: TCNJ in Ewing, NJ
The workshop will cover how to utilize the Arduino Uno platform to teach programming and electronics at both the High School and Middle School levels. Participants will learn through hands on activities and design based projects. Topics will include: making and using sensors, motor control, audio circuits and basic robotics.
 
Presenter: Michael Cappiello
 

Python Unleashed
Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: TCNJ in Ewing, NJ

Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world and is now used to teach programming at six of the top ten computer science undergraduate programs in the United States. Python has a reputation for being a well-supported computer language that is ideal for education and is also a favorite among scientists. This workshop acts as an introduction to computer programming with the Python programming language. The basics of imperative programming will be covered as well as ideas from selected areas of computer science, data science and education. We will review the basics of the language and discuss how it is used and taught.

Presenter: Lars Sorensen


NOTE: Teachers who attend an online webinar and complete a brief follow-up survey will receive a certificate for 1 hour of Professional Development. Webinars will be recorded and archived, so if you are unable to attend at the scheduled time you may view the recording at any time HERE (but will not receive a PD certificate).

For further questions, please contact John Hajdu, Project Manager, at buildingcsnj@tcnj.edu.

Do you have a workshop or webinar in mind that you’d like to present?  Building CS is always looking to expand with new, highly qualified presenters with creative ideas.  If you are interested in presenting with us, please complete this survey and we’ll be in touch. Click HERE  to complete survey.

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