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Previous webinar topics include student recruitment and engagement, effective instructional strategies, and preparing students for AP exams. Additional webinars are provided within our platform for teachers with an active license, and all educators can access our free, public webinars through the archive below.
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This 30-minute webinar shares tips, strategies, and resources to support equitable participation in CS through inclusive student recruitment. This webinar provides a customizable planning guide, ideas for events and activities, flyers, posters, and a micro-credential to verify your active recruitment skills. Teachers, students, counselors, administrators, and families can all play a role in equitable recruitment! Presented November 16, 2022
This 30-minute webinar will help new and returning UTeach CS A teachers kickstart the year with reminders and recommendations. Presented September 19, 2021
This 30-minute webinar will help new and returning UTeach CSP teachers kickstart the year with reminders and recommendations for Unit 1. Presented September 12, 2021
This 30-minute webinar provides a deep dive into how UTeach CS combines inclusive, project-based AP CS curriculum and ongoing teacher support with Codio’s all-in-one learning platform. Presenters explore the interactive online textbook, embedded teacher guidance, auto-graded assessments, built-in IDE, code feedback tools, and more. Presented May 26, 2021
This 30-minute webinar explores why micro-credentials can be valuable for CS educators and provides step-by-step instructions on how to get started with the eight micro-credentials offered by UTeach CS. Attendees also learn how to win $50 for demonstrating their CS instructional skills (limited offer through June 30, 2021). Presented May 19, 2021.
This 20-minute webinar shares tips, strategies, and resources to support equitable participation in CS through inclusive student recruitment. This webinar provides a customizable planning guide, ideas for events and activities, flyers, posters, and a micro-credential to verify your active recruitment skills. Teachers, students, counselors, administrators, and families can all play a role in equitable recruitment! Presented March 14, 2021
This 45-minute webinar demonstrates the new platform and features provided with the UTeach CS curriculum starting in 2021-22. We present time-saving features, collaboration tools, and the new seamless learning experience with teacher materials, interactive textbook, assessments, and built-in IDE all in one place. Presented February 3, 2021
This 45-minute webinar demonstrates how the UTeach CS curriculum can easily be adapted for a variety of virtual, in person, or hybrid learning environments. We discuss how to facilitate the course within your school's learning management system and provide strategies for student collaboration during synchronous and asynchronous remote learning. Presented August 5, 2020
This 30-minute webinar provides teachers with fun strategies and tools to prepare students for AP CS A End-of-Course Exams, based on learning sciences research and aligned to College Board's new guidelines for 2020 testing. Presented April 15, 2020
This webinar reviews College Board's changes to the AP CS Principles 2020 exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic and briefly walks through the free resources provided by UTeach CS to guide CS Principles teachers through the Create and Explore Performance Tasks. Presented April 1, 2020
This 45-minute webinar reviews everything AP CS Principles teachers need to know about the Create Performance Task and how to help students succeed in this part of the course. Presented March 4, 2020
What does a successful high school computer science pathway look like? This 30-minute webinar discusses how to start a CS program at your school by starting an AP CS Principles or AP CS A course and shares effective strategies for growing your program, such as recruiting students and getting buy-in from parents and administrators. Presented January 15, 2020
This 30-minute webinar reviews everything AP CS Principles teachers need to know about the Explore Performance Task and how to help students succeed in this part of the course. Includes access to great free resources! Presented October 23, 2019
This 30-minute webinar reviews changes coming to AP CS Principles in 2020-2021, including an overview of the new course framework and what to expect on performance tasks. Presented October 19, 2019