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PV STEMNet Announcement: Computing Education in MA: Standards and Curriculum Updates



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  Tuesday, Nov. 24, 4:00 pm
 
  Guest Speakers: Dr. Rick Adrion, Renee Fall, UMass Amherst College of
 Information and Computer Sciences
 
 "Computing Education in MA: Standards and Curriculum Updates"
 
 Massachusetts is developing new K12 standards for digital literacy and
 computer science. What might the new standards mean for students,
 teachers, and school leaders? Come hear about the process, status, and
 implications. (Website for the Digital Literacy and Computer Science
 Standards: http://www.doe.mass.edu/STEM/standards.html).
 
 How are computer science concepts being introduced in a way that
 engages more and more diverse students?  Learn about the Massachusetts
 Exploring Computer Science Partnership (http://mecsp.org/) and
 opportunities to bring a new introductory course to high schools. 
 
 Sponsored by Computer Science Teachers Association of Western
 Massachusetts
 
 Location:   
 
 Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
 100 Bigelow St., Holyoke, MA  01040
 
 www.mghpcc.org
 
 Or join remotely via webex:
 To join the online meeting
 
 1. Go to
 https://mit.webex.com/mit/j.php?MTID=mcf3c2e517af36ae8375506ffcdc4d2a3
 
 2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
 
 3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: mghpcc
 
 4. Click "Join".
 
 To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the
 meeting, or call the number below and enter the access code.
 
 To join the audio conference only, call US Toll Number: +1-617-324-0000
 Access code:  644 322 690
 
 
 Claire Christopherson
 Director, Finance and Administration
 
 Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
 100 Bigelow St.
 Holyoke, MA  01040
 
 413-552-4902
 www.mghpcc.org

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