Free Online AP Computer Science A from Purdue and edX

CS 180 HS logo - Module 1Purdue University, in partnership with edX, is offering an online AP Computer Science A course for the 2016-17 academic year. This course can be taken by students, or interested educators, at no cost. The class will feature instruction from Purdue faculty and staff, and will cover all topics addressed in the AP CS A course curriculum.

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Purdue CSTA Teacher Workshop 2016


(pictured from L to R): Zach McKeever, Seth Pizzo, Phil Sands, Michelle Pittman, Jacqui Kane, Lynda Ludlow, Sue Tobey, Martie Murphy, Vickie Houlihan, Julie Alano, Ben Dillon, Deb Hagen, Dr. Tom Ho

Purdue University, in cooperation with the Indiana Hoosier Heartland CSTA, hosted thirteen teachers on campus for a three-day computer science teaching workshop from July 25th to July 27th, 2016. During the workshop, the teachers worked together to develop collaborative lesson plans, address the Big Ideas of the new Computer Science Principles course, and build the CSTA Community of Practice.

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