MiCSTA Fall 2015
Possible topics for MiCSTA meetings:
- Languages (Scratch, Blockly)
- Curriculum (what classes in what order, prerecs, 1 v 2 semesters)
- Robotics (VEX, Finches, ...)
- Speakers from post-secondary (EMU, UM, LTU, MSU, OCC?, ITT?, Walsh?)
- Pilot Principles report (Kent Collins, VA?)
- Encourage female enrollment
- MACUL, CSTA, ISTE, ACM
- Bo and Yana robots from play-i.com
Ideas for MiCSTA? Email me!
Barry Webster, bwebster [at] barrywebster [dot] com
MiCSTA Current President
MiCSTA's Steering Committee
People already volunteering, at least provisionally, are Zenia Bahorski, Heidi Kattula, Rich Lamb, Pam Moore, Josh Pudaloff, and Barry Webster
More are welcome.
CSTA Annual Conference
May: World Robofest
High School Capture the Flag: by & for Students
CSTA announced. See http://hsctf.com/ Contest May.
Bootstrap teaches algebraic and geometric concepts through programming
See http://www.bootstrapworld.org/. See teacher summer workshops.
The Computer Science Teachers Association website is at csta.acm.org, with lots of information and reasons to join. To become an individual member, click the Join now - it's FREE link at the upper right, the Individual Membership link, then the Join as an Individual Member link in the middle of the page.
Become a MiCSTA Member!
CSTA members can become MiCSTA members. Both memberships are currently free. There are only two MiCSTA membership requirements. (1) Be a CSTA member, and (2) Ask to become a MiCSTA member. Just send an email with your name, school, and phone number to bwebster [at] barrywebster [dot] com.
A group of interested Computer Science teachers met in Grand Rapids March 11, 2010 and decided to form MiCSTA, the Michigan Computer Science Teachers Association. Notes on WEBster blog.
Word of CSTA Executive Committee approval came May 14, 2010, as blogged. MiCSTA became official!
Last modified 7/26/15 by B L Webster. © 2015 by B L Webster.