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Conference registration (which includes an afternoon community session on Sunday, July 12, Monday night’s event at UT Dallas and all general and plenary sessions on Tuesday, July 14) is $100 if you register by April 15. 

From April 16-June 26 the price is $150 and after that the price goes up to $225. 

Workshops are a separate price, and this year we have expanded our offering to include some on Sunday, as well as Monday. The price for workshops is $100 for the first one, and then $50 for each additional workshop (maximum number of three). 

*Please note that CSTA does not cover the cost of registration, travel or accommodations for speakers or attendees. 

Please email any questions to t.nash@csta-hq.org
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Sunday, July 12 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The Internet and Creativity & Global Impact: Two Modules for the New AP CS Principles Course

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This workshop focuses on content in two curriculum modules for AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) developed by the College Board. They highlight instructional approaches for teaching concepts about 1) the Internet; and 2) the interplay between creative aspects of computing and impact of computing on society. The Internet module activities allow students to construct their own solutions to problems similar to some that the builders of the Internet faced. The topics in the Creativity and Global Impact module were chosen because they have rich potential for increasing interest with students, especially those from underrepresented demographics, and because they present instructional challenges for instructors new to AP CSP. Participants will learn detailed concepts addressed in the AP CSP course and will receive classroom materials from each of the curriculum modules. These modules serve as exemplary resources for teachers.

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Lien Diaz

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Richard Kick

Richard Kick teaches math and computer science at Newbury Park High School in California. Rich earned a Mathematics Education degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana –Champaign, and a master's degree in Mathematics from Chicago State University. He has taught AP Computer Science using Pascal (beginning in 1984), C++, and Java. After working as a C++ programmer at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Rich served as a College Board... Read More →
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Andrew Kuemmel

Andy Kuemmel teaches CS Principles as a College Board pilot instructor at Madison West High School and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Andy was a co-author of the CE-21 grant entitled “PUMP-CS: Preparing the Upper Midwest for the Principles of Computer Science” and serves on its leadership team. He is the founding president of the Wisconsin Dairyland chapter of the CSTA and is working with the Wisconsin Department of Public... Read More →


Sunday July 12, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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