Mobile CSP

Mobile CSP


An AP Computer Science Principles Course Endorsed by the College Board

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Mobile CSP Teachers Report Strong Engagement Among Students

The Mobile CSP project gathers lots of data from teachers and students.   Here are some snapshots of data received from 24 teachers who taught the course during the 2014-15 school year. The teachers were asked to respond to the following question:

To what extent do you think the following things have happened in your Mobile CSP course this year?

 and given the choices of:
  • Generally true
  • Somewhat true
  • Not very true
  • Not at all true

Mobile CS Principles on edX

Trinity College offered an edX course featuring part of the Mobile CSP curriculum.  The course, Mobile Computing with App Inventor - CS Principles, was a good first MOOC experience.

Chinma Uche: Why Teach Computer Science

Bob Greenberg has added a nice video of Chinma to his Brainwaves Video Anthology, a collection of short videos by some of America's leading educators.

Mobile CSP @ ISTE 2015

Members of the Mobile CSP team (left-to-right Ralph, Jim, Pauline, Chinma, Chery, and Jen) traveled to Philadelphia on Sunday to  host a workshop at ISTE 2015 (International Society for Technology in Education)  on building socially useful apps in App Inventor.

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 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.

Kelly Powers - Massachusetts STEM Summit 2013

The following is a great piece on Kelly Powers, Massachusetts STEM Teacher of the Year 2013, by WGBH. The story features Kelly and her students in her classroom as they learn App Inventor.

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