When: Thursday and Friday, July 23rd-24th, 8am – 5pm
Where: TCEA Conference Center 3100 Alvin Devane Blvd. Bldg. 2 Austin TX 78741 (map)
Description:The purpose of the Academy is to provide both new and veteran Computer Science teachers professional learning opportunities that will result in more students being able to take Computer Science courses in high school.
Experienced Computer Science teachers will work with the attendees to ensure the highest quality of learning. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops for a hands-on workshop experience.
The Academy will feature a strand for new Computer Science teachers on the first day, where they will discover available textbooks, syllabi, units of study to cover, classroom management, logistics and grading, what programming language to start with, and how to stay ahead of the students. Lunch is provided both days.