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Computer Science Principles via Music, Art, and Poetry Workshop

The Computer Science Principles via Music, Art and Poetry is a four-day workshop for high school teachers to learn about the seven “big ideas” in the AP CSP curriculum identified by the College Board: Creativity, Abstraction, Data and Information, Algorithms, Programming, Internet, and Global Impact.  The workshop was held at Boise State University on June 21-24, 2016.

Attendees of this workshop gain hands-on experience with the creation of music, art and poetry using CS Principles, and learn about ways to increase student engagement in the classroom by modeling active learning techniques.

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For more information refer to the Computer Science Principles via Music, Art and Poetry flyer.

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Acknowledgements:

  • This workshop is being hosted by Boise State’s Department of Computer Science in partnership with the Boise State Concurrent Enrollment program.
  • The IDoCode project funded by National Science Foundation CS10K award #1339403
  • Boise State’s Department of Computer Science 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, please visit the CS4HS website.

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