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STEM Ed Announcement: Massachusetts Summer Bootstrap Workshop
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Massachusetts Summer Bootstrap Workshop
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:55:39 -0400
This is not a UMass Amherst program
Contact information is below.
Massachusetts Summer Bootstrap Workshop
August 10 - 12, 2015
Thanks to the generous support of facebook and Exploring Computing
Education Pathways Alliance (ECEP), MassCAN is pleased to announce a
three-day Bootstrap workshop for Massachusetts math and computer
Earn 21 Hours of Math PDPs for a cost of 25.00.*
What is Bootstrap?
Bootstrap is a curricular module for students ages 12-16, which teaches
algebraic and geometric concepts through computer programming. At the
end of the module, students have a completed workbook filled with word
problems, notes and math challenges, as well as a videogame of their
own design, which they can share with friends and family. You can learn
more about Bootstrap here: http://www.bootstrapworld.org/ .
What will I learn?
The interactive 3 day workshop will be taught by Emma Youndtsmith and
Rosanna Sobota, Regional Managers of Bootstrap. During the workshop you
See the curriculum in action
Explore the research and pedagogy of Bootstrap
Investigate the cognitive challenges for students struggling with
Take a deep dive into the activities and technology with a master
Arm yourself with the tools to advocate for Bootstrap in your school or
Go home with a videogame that you created!
Mon-Wed, August 10th-12th
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Framingham State University
McCarthy Campus Center
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01702
"This is one of the best PD's I have attended in my 25 years of
teaching Math", excerpt from a February 2015 PD attendee.
Questions? Please email or call:
Executive Director, MassCAN
Senior Project Director, EDC
43 Foundry Ave.
Waltham, MA 02453
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