Virtual Professional Development

No programming experience necessary!

Virtual Professional Development:

If you choose to participate in the study, you will be asked to: 

  • Consent to our Professional Development Study. 

  • Complete 2 online surveys and assessments at the beginning and end of the PD. 

  • Attend a 60-minute kick off meeting on Zoom.

  • Attend a weekly 30-minute meeting on Zoom.

  • Attend a weekly 60-minute Zoom collaborative coding session.

  • Complete weekly assignments from the Scratch Encore curriculum. 

  • Complete one 30-60 minute focus group interview.

  • Plan to incorporate Scratch Encore into curriculum during the 2020-2021 school year.

  • Time commitment is 2-3 hours total per week.

  • You will be paid a stipend for completion, as described below.

  • Space is limited (due to the stipends)

To register for our Summer 2020 Virtual PD, please register
here. Please see our flyer for additional information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What:

PD workshop for Scratch Encore, an intermediate programming-based computational thinking curriculum designed for 5th-7th grade learners designed to be ethnically and socioeconomically inclusive. The curriculum instructional materials are designed for instructors with varying experience levels.

What is special about Scratch Encore?

  • All materials and PD are free of charge.

  • The curriculum provides a variety of activities that teachers can choose from based on topics that are engaging for their students.

  • We provide complete lesson plans, including discussion prompts, reflections, extension ideas, and assessments.

  • It is designed with research-based pedagogical approaches, including the Use->Modify->Create learning sequence for each content area and TIPP&SEE, a brand-new learning strategy developed by our lab to help students navigate the Scratch interface efficiently.

​​CPDU hours and Completion Certificates provided

* Workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

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