UTeach Computer Science brings expertise in teaching and learning computer science to a screen near you through regular webinars. Topics have included student recruitment and engagement, effective instructional strategies, and meeting College Board requirements. Access webinars on-demand through the archive below.
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 | 6 PM CT | Adjusting to Changes for the 2020 AP CS Principles Exam
This 30-minute webinar will review College Board's changes to the AP CS Principles exam due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and will walk-through free resources provided by UTeach CS to guide CS Principles teachers through the Create and Explore Performance Tasks. Register here
Wed, Apr 15, 2020 | 6 PM CT | Preparing for the AP CS A End-of-Course Exam: Engaging Strategies & Tools
This 30-minute webinar will provide 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. Register here
Wed, Mar 4, 2020 | Preparing Your Students for the Create Performance Task
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.
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 | 6pm CT | Growing and Sustaining Your AP Computer Science Program
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.
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 | 6pm CT | Preparing Your Students for the Explore Performance Task
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!
Wed, Oct 19, 2019 | 6pm CT | Unpacking College Board’s Changes to AP CS Principles for 2020-2021
This 30-minute webinar reviews changes coming to AP CS Principles in 2020-2021, including an overview of new course framework and what to expect on performance tasks.