Upcoming Math and CS K-12 Teacher Workshop
Summer 2006 marks the second year for the Purdue Computer Science Linking Mathematics and Computer Science Summer Workshop. The workshop was developed to help teachers enhance their curriculum and teaching strategies by incorporating computer science concepts into their classrooms.
Teachers of grades 6-12 are encouraged to attend the workshop at no cost from July 31 to August 2. The 3-day workshop takes place on the Purdue University, West Lafayette campus. Sessions will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with lunch provided each day. Morning sessions will focus on how computer science concepts link to mathematics. Participants will then spend afternoons in the lab using Java and ALICE.
The Linking Mathematics and Computer Science Summer Workshop teaches participants the relationship between math and computer science. Teachers will complete the workshop with knowledge about algorithms, binary numbers, recursion, cryptography, and logic circuits. They will also finish the workshop with a list of activities, games and puzzles to use in their own classrooms.
The Linking Mathematics and Computer Science Summer Workshop is sponsored by Motorola, the College of Science K-12 Outreach Program, the Department of Computer Science, and the Department of Mathematics. Registration takes place up to the day of the event. Interested teachers should contact the Computer Science Outreach Coordinator, Mindy Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-494-7802.