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
Tuesday, July 14 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Pedagogy Is An Equity Issue

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Do you want to help your students learn to code, but don't know how to get started? You do not have to have a computer science background to engage students in learning the art of coding. Bootstrap is an easy way to implement pedagogy that teaches students how to code and develop word problem solving strategies. We will discuss how the Bootstrap curriculum has been used in our urban school setting by non-CS teachers, to teach coding and improve math skills for our students.


Gail Chapman

Gail Chapman is the Director of Outreach for Exploring Computer Science. Gail works with partner districts on strategic planning related to implementation of ECS, including professional development, leadership development, and sustainability. She is co-designer of the ECS curriculum... Read More →

Emmanuel Schanzer

Emmanuel Schanzer is the founder of Bootstrap, a national program that partners with districts across the country to teach students to program their own video games using pure algebra. Bootstrap can be implemented as a stand-alone CS class, or integrated as part of a mainstream algebra... Read More →

Tuesday July 14, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Pheasant Ridge

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