The June 17-19, 2015 Mobile Computer Science Principles (MCSP) workshop uses mobile apps to introduce the seven “big ideas” in the AP Computer Science Principles curriculum to high school teachers.
For more information refer to the Mobile Computer Science Principles flyer.
- Workshop Agenda
- Computer Science Principles Background Information:
- AP Computer Science Principles is a new computer science course that will launch Fall 2016. The course is designed to give students foundational computing skills, an understanding of the real-world impact of computing applications, and programming literacy. Read more about the course AP CS Principles.
- View the Computer Science Principles course framework.
- The College Board has endorsed 5 programs designed and piloted with NSF support; teachers will be able to utilize programs such as these to implement the new AP Computer Science Principles course.
- What is Computer Science?
- Computer Science Principles
- App Inventor 2 Information:
- Unplugged Examples:
- Workshop Tutorials:
- Additional Computer Science Material:
- Additional Material for Teaching App Inventor 2:
- 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.