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SpeakerKathleen Harness & Kathleen Smith  (EtoysIllinois Group)
Date Jun 25, 2013
Time 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  
Location SACC Tower, View Lobby Table #9, San Antonio, Texas
Sponsor EtoysIllinois
Phone 217-244-7486
Event type Conference/Workshop
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Originating Calendar EtoysIllinois Event Calendar

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!

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