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Professional Development Opportunities

 

Summer Opportunities in Computing, 2014


Check back for updates, and if you have information about computer science professional development in Massachusetts you'd like listed, contact caite@cs.umass.edu

* With support from CAITE/ECEP

May 3; June 7
MIT Media Lab, Cambridge MA
Scratch Educator Meetups
Registration fee: none
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2013-2014-scratch-educator-meetups-registration-8197126827
For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2013-2014-scratch-educator-meetups-registration-8197126827
Sponsored by: ScratchEd Team

June 5-6
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Computing Education with Financial Literacy and Game-Based Learning
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: n/a, space limited
To register: http://tinyurl.com/kyofrqh
For more information: Harry_Zhu@uml.edu
Sponsored by: UMass Lowell and NSF

June 26; July 24; August 14; September 11
University of Massachusetts Lowell
How People Learn Computational Thinking Seminar*
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: 6/25
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-computational-thinking-a-readingdiscussion-series-tickets-9865353538
For more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/learning-computational-thinking-a-readingdiscussion-series-tickets-9865353538
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP and UMass Lowell

June 25 - 27
1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham MA
Bootstrap Summer Professional Development
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: June 22nd (space is limited)
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bootstrap-summer-professional-development-june-25th-26th-27th-registration-9697608809
For more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bootstrap-summer-professional-development-june-25th-26th-27th-registration-9697608809
Sponsored by: Bootstrap and CSTA Greater Boston

June 30 - July 1
Worcester State University
CS Unplugged*
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: 6/16
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cs-unplugged-tickets-11659813817
For more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cs-unplugged-tickets-11659813817
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP and Worcester State University

July 1
UMass Lowell
App Inventor + iSense: Design Your Own Data-Collection App
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: 6/30
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/app-inventor-isense-design-your-own-data-collection-app-tickets-11951197353
For more information:http://www.eventbrite.com/e/app-inventor-isense-design-your-own-data-collection-app-tickets-11951197353
Sponsored by: UMass Lowell and National Science Foundation

July 14-15
Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL
CSTA Annual Conference
By application; priority to those currently working with App Inventor
Registration fee: $75 (+ $60 per workshop)
Application deadline: pre-registration accepted for first 500 teachers
To register: www.cstaconference.org
For more information: t.nash@csta-hq.org
Sponsored by: CSTA

July 14-18
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
LEGO Robotics for Educators*
PDPs: 35
Registration fee: $465
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://wpi-summer.edu.185r.net/application/login/
For more information: http://wp.wpi.edu/stem/2014/03/21/2014-summer-stem-education-center-pd/
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP and Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center

July 17-18
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
2014 App Inventor Summit @ MIT
By application; priority to those currently working with App Inventor
Registration fee: $75 (by May 15); $100 (ends June 15)
Application deadline: June 15
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-mit-app-inventor-summit-registration-10603845387
For more information: http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/events/save-date-2014-app.html
Sponsored by: MIT Center for Mobile Learning

July 21-August 1
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Advanced Vex Robotics for Educators
PDPs: 70
Registration fee: $720
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://wpi-summer.edu.185r.net/application/login/
For more information: http://wp.wpi.edu/stem/2014/03/21/2014-summer-stem-education-center-pd/
Sponsored by: Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center

July 28 – August 1
Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
App Inventor Bootcamp for Educators*
Registration fee: none
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-app-inventor-2-boot-camp-for-educators-tickets-11659745613
For more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-app-inventor-2-boot-camp-for-educators-tickets-11659745613
Sponsored by CAITE/ECEP, MIT, MGHPCC

July 28 – August 1
Bridgewater State University
2014 MMSI Advanced Placement Summer Institute
Registration fee: $1000 ($2500 for lead teachers)
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/mass-insight-education-6200597465?s=22930173
For more information: http://www.massinsight.org/mmsi/events/ or email mmsi@massinsight.org
Sponsored by Mass Math + Science Initiative and Thermo Fisher Scientific

August 4-5
Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
Bootstrap Workshop*
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: July 25 (limited space)
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bootstrap-workshop-tickets-12196368667
For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bootstrap-workshop-tickets-12196368667
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP, MGHPCC

August 4-8
Bunker Hill Community College, Boston
BATEC Summer Institutes
Topics: App Inventor; Computational Thinking via SBL; Content in Context; EMC Big Data Analytics; NAO Robot; Oracle SQL & PL/SQL
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: closes 2 business days prior to class start date or when classes fill.
To register: http://batec.org/summer-institute-2014/
For more information: http://batec.org/summer-institute-2014/
Sponsored by: BATEC

Session 1: August 4-8
Session 2: August 11-15
Boston
Exploring Computer Science
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: January 21
To register: registration no longer available
For more information: http://www.exploringcs.org
Sponsored by: EDC, MassTLC Ed Foundation, BATEC and AMSA

August 4-8
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester
Vex Robotics for Educators*
PDPs: 35
Registration fee: $465
Application deadline: n/a; space is limited
To register: https://wpi-summer.edu.185r.net/application/login/
For more information: http://wp.wpi.edu/stem/2014/03/21/2014-summer-stem-education-center-pd/
Sponsored by:CAITE/ECEP and Worcester Polytechnic Institute STEM Education Center

August 6 - 9
MIT Media Lab
Scratch@MIT
Registration fee: $100 (March-May); $175 starting June 1
Registration deadline: n/a
To register: http://scratch.mit.edu/conference/
For more information: http://scratch.mit.edu/conference/
Sponsored by: ScratchEd Team at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

August 11 - 15
MIT
Imagination Toolbox Summer Workshop
Registration fee: $100 (financial support freely available)
Registration deadline: 8/7; space is limited
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imagination-toolbox-using-starlogo-nova-in-your-classroom-registration-11161005869
For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imagination-toolbox-using-starlogo-nova-in-your-classroom-registration-11161005869
Sponsored by: MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program

August 13
Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
Artbotics with LEGO Mindstorms*
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: 7/25
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/artbotics-with-lego-mindstorms-tickets-11659867979
For more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/artbotics-with-lego-mindstorms-tickets-11659867979
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP

August 14
Collaborative for Educational Services
Introduction to Teaching Robotics
Registration fee: $50 for member districts, and $58 for non-member districts
Registration deadline: 8/7
To register: http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/introduction-programming-scratch
For more information:http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/introduction-programming-scratch
Sponsored by: Collaborative for Educational Services

August 14
Collaborative for Educational Services
Introduction to Programming with Scratch
Registration fee: $50 for member districts, and $58 for non-member districts
Registration deadline: 8/7
To register: http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/introduction-programming-scratch
For more information:http://www.collaborative.org/events-and-courses/introduction-programming-scratch
Sponsored by: Collaborative for Educational Services

August 15
Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
Coaches Connect*
Registration fee: none
Registration deadline: 7/25
To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-lego-league-coach-connect-workshop-2014-tickets-11659769685
For more information: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-lego-league-coach-connect-workshop-2014-tickets-11659769685
Sponsored by: CAITE/ECEP , LEGO Education, FIRST, Girls Inc of Holyoke, MGHPCC