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Kathleen Harness & Kathleen Smith will be presenting at the 2013 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference in San Antonio, Texas from June 23 – 26, 2013. Computer Programming Tools for Schools: SLTNG, Scratch, Etoys will be held on Tuesday, June 25th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at the SACC Tower, View Lobby Table #9.
Computer Programming Tools for Schools (CPTS) is a DHS funded grant intended to look at computer programming in middle school years. Experts from StarLogo, TNG, and Scratch collaborated to produce programs in each language which produced a robust set of curricular materials. EtoyIllinois Group will share applets, lesson plans, videos, and discuss the research from a wide pilot of Etoys with approximately 750 sixth grade students. Learn about this exciting new research and what it has to offer!