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AP Computer Science Principles
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Mobile CSP Students Share Mobile Apps at 2nd Annual Mobile CSP Expo

On Thursday, May 28nd, the 2nd Annual Mobile CSP Expo was held at Trinity College. Students who were enrolled in the Mobile CSP course during the 2014-2015 academic year were invited to demonstrate the apps they had created during the course. Approximately 70 students participated in the event.

Mobile CSP Hangout 03/09/2015

Thank you to everyone who joined in last night. It was great seeing and hearing from everyone. We tested out a new tool called Zoom. Unfortunately, the free version of Zoom only lets you do 40 minute meetings, so about 3/4 of the way through we had to start a new meeting. Both parts were recorded. View Part 1 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41cPBfRrQ88 View Part 2 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWLHVswz7LM

Mobile CSP Teachers Attend CS Ed Week Kick Off Event at the White House

100 Teachers Workshop

Of 100 teachers selected nationwide, Connecticut sent six to the NSF 100 Teachers Workshop. Several others were Mobile CSP teachers from Massachusetts.

Computer Science - The Challenge

Bob Greenberg has added a video on computer science education to his Brainwaves Video Anthology, a collection of videos feature U.S. educators. 
 
Published on Nov 10, 2014 

Mobile Apps for Hartford: High School Students Unveil Their Apps

Mobile Apps for Hartford Presentation

On August 15, twenty high school students from Hartford area presented their apps to their clients at McCook auditorium, Trinity College. During six week internship with the Mobile Apps for Hartford, they have developed mobile apps for their clients, six public or non profit organizations in Hartford.

  • Old State House: Charles Bittner, Alan Jackson, Greidy Montalvo, Kevin Paradis
  • Department of Families, Children, Youth, and Recreation - Youth Services Division: Samad Ahmad, Justin Angeles, Joseph Bodington, Rasheeda Samih
  • YOUMedia, Hartford Public Library: Tatianya Ashley, Thomson Kelly, Amanda LaManna, Obdulio Santiago
  • RiseUP: Samad Ahmad, Justin Angeles, Joseph Bodington, Rasheeda Samih
  • TheaterWorks: Alicia Chiang, Owusu Darko, Raykwon Kerr, Sean McCarthy
  • The Mayor of Hartford: Nyasia Bagot, David Deer, Kristopher Marques, Benjamin Trueax

2014 Teachers Give Final Presentations

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The 2014 Cohort of Mobile CSP teachers (left) gave final presentations in McCook auditorium.

The six-week course was held at Trinity College from July 7 - August 15. Fourteen high schools from the following towns were represented at this year's course: Bloomfield, Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford, Milford, Bridgeport, Manchester, Simsbury, and Westbrook.

Mobile CSP Workshop at CSTA

The Mobile CSP team (Chinma, Pauline, Jim Veseskis, and Ralph) traveled to Chicago to the 2014 CSTA Conference to present a 3-hour workshop on the Mobile CSP curriculum.
Mobile Computer Science Principles Ralph Morelli, Chinma Uche, Pauline Lake and James Veseskis The CS Principles (CSP) Project is an effort to develop a language-neutral, breadth-first advanced placement (AP) course in CS. MobileCSP is an effort to train high school teachers to teach a CSP course

1st Annual Mobile CSP Expo is a Huge Success!

On Thursday, May 22nd, the 1st Annual Mobile CSP Expo was held at Trinity College. Students who participated in the Mobile CSP course during the 2013-2014 academic year were invited to demonstrate the apps they had created during the course. Approximately 50 students participated in the event.

Mobile CSP Students Win 1st Place!

Rep. Elizabeth Esty says, "We've got some great entrepreneurs out there!" as she announced the winners of her Congressional "Design Your Own App" Competition, also referred to as the House App Challenge. She announced the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners today.

Mobile CSP Workshop @ SIGCSE 2014

The Mobile CSP project hosted a workshop at the 2014 SIGCSE Conference in Atlanta.  The workshop, Mobile Computer Science Principles: A Professional Development Sampler for Teachers, provided a hands-on look at the Mobile CSP curriculum, including App Inventor and CSP lessons, rubrics and assessment materials.  

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