Barry Webster has recently retired. He taught students Computer Science courses at Detroit Country Day School, was the computer science department chair, and has worked behind the scene improving the technology infrastructure as technology coordinator for many years.
WEBster taught all Upper School Computer Science courses (Multimedia and Programming, Programming and Design for the Web, Intermediate Programming and Data Structures, and Advanced Computer Science (AP) ) and has taught physics, AP physics, physical science, electronics, electricity, and mathematics courses.
WEBster is active in the Michigan Computer Science Teachers Association (MiCSTA) as president and instigator of the organization and its activities. Check out MiCSTA pages on this site. WEBster is also active in the Special Interest Group for Computer Science (SIGCS) of the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL). See http://www.macul.org/specialinterestgroups/sigcs/
WEBster's education includes a BA from Kalamazoo College, an MA in Instructional Technology from Wayne State University, and an MA in Curriculum and Technology from the University of Michigan.
WEBster was selected to travel to Japan (expense paid) in November 2006 by the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund, co-chaired the One to One 2007 Detroit conference which won a ThinkTank award, and was selected in 2008 by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) as one of two Michigan teachers to meet nationally (expense paid) and then to develop a local chapter (an ongoing process).
Current interests are family, developing pre-college computer science, programming, honing entrepreneurial skills, nature, photography, and philosophy. (The order of their importance depends on circumstance.)
Last modified 5/17/14 by B L Webster. © 2015 by B L Webster.