CS4HS 2013 Summer Workshop for High School Teachers

Material from the completed 2013 CS4HS Workshop is available here:

2013 Workshop Materials

2013 Group and Workshop Photos

Schedule for Tuesday, August 20

8:00 - 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45am Jeff Ringenberg – Welcome and Overview of Day's Activities
8:45 - 10:15am Showcase: Current CS Research Overviews
- Igor Guskov – Software Development at Google
- Jack Wink – Hacking Michigan: Michigan Hackers and MHacks
- Michael Cafarella – "Nowcasting"
10:15 - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 12:00pm David Chesney – Discussion Session: Engaging Women (Early) in the CS Curriculum
12:00 - 12:50pm Lunch and Keynote
- Chris Quintana, Assoc. Prof. at U-M School of Education – Adventures in Project-Based Learning for STEM Education
12:50 - 1:00pm Group Photo
1:00 - 3:00pm Lab Session: Finch Robots
- Ted Emch from Ann Arbor Pioneer: BlueJ JAVA Platform on Windows
- Mark Cardwell from KAMSC:  Snap! on Windows
3:00 - 3:15pm Break
3:15 - 5:15pm Lab Session (continued)

Schedule for Wednesday, August 21

8:00 - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45am Overview of Day's Activities
8:45 - 10:15am Local High School Spotlights – Career Center Focus
- JC Irvine – WD Ford Career Technical Center
- Steve Keinath – Jackson Area Career Center
10:15 - 10:30am Break/Board Bus for Field Trip to Arbor Networks
10:30 - 11:50am Career Options in Computer Science: A Visit to Arbor Neworks
11:50am - 12:10pm Board Bus, Travel Back to CSE
12:10 - 1:00pm Lunch and Demo by the South Lyon East High School FIRST robotics team, the Flying Toasters
1:00 - 3:00pm Lab Session:
- Prep for competition
- Finish work from prior day (if needed)
- Use online resources to learn a new platform (FinchDreams, GreenFinch, etc...)
3:00 - 3:15pm Break
3:15 - 5:15pm Competition:
- Winners are picked by attendees/judges and announced during survey
- Categories: Most creative, best use of the tech, most engaging, people's choice, etc...
- Prizes for winners
5:15 - 5:30pm Workshop Survey

Past U-M CS4HS Workshops

2013 is the fifth year for CS4HS at U-M. Archives of past workshop materials are available below:

CS4HS Sponsors