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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Today on the</span></i></b><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A"> ETNews Listserv<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#76923C">ITEM:&nbsp; </span>
</b><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#E46C0A">Four Week Summer Workshop on Mobile Computer Science Principles
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<p><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Manchester is a regional site for the&nbsp;<a href="http://mobile-csp.org/" target="_blank">Mobile CS Principles Professional Development</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://mobile-csp.org/" target="_blank">http://mobile-csp.org/</a>)
 program. Mobile CSP* takes a mobile approach to computer science.&nbsp; Students learn the principles of computer science through projects focused on building socially useful mobile apps using App Inventor -- apps that have meaning to them or their school or community.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Manchester Mobile CSP PD</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">&nbsp;is organized by the University of New Hampshire in partnership
 with the Mobile CSP Team. The PD consists of a&nbsp;<b><u>fully online</u></b><u>&nbsp;4-week summer workshop,&nbsp;June 27&nbsp;-&nbsp;July 22, 2016</u>, followed by&nbsp;<u>support throughout the school year</u>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">The summer workshop is offered to a cohort of&nbsp;<b>10 regional teachers</b>. Last year,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">only one teacher
 in one school in New Hampshire taught the Mobile CSP course. The goal of the&nbsp;<b>Manchester Mobile CSP PD</b>&nbsp;is to increase tenfold the teaching capacity of the Mobile CSP courses in&nbsp;2016-2017!<span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></span></p>
<p><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Participating teachers, if interested, have the&nbsp;<u>option to engage in face-to-face learning activities</u>&nbsp;at the&nbsp;<b>UNH STEM Discovery Lab in Manchester</b>&nbsp;during the first
 and last week of the summer workshop, Monday &#8211;&nbsp;Thursday, June 27 &#8211; June 30&nbsp;and July 18 &#8211; July 21.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:12.65pt"><span style="color:black">Accepted teachers will receive a stipend of $4000 for successfully completing the summer workshop plus a $1000 upon teaching the Mobile CSP course, submitting research data, and participating
 in PD activities during the 2016-17 school year. See more information about the&nbsp;<a href="http://mobile-csp.org/?q=node/56" target="_blank">PD eligibility and expectations</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://mobile-csp.org/?q=node/56" target="_blank">http://mobile-csp.org/?q=node/56</a>).&nbsp;</span>Because
 one of our primary goals is to&nbsp;<b><i>broaden participation in computing</i></b>, we will accept applications from schools that wish to offer the Mobile CSP course as a non-AP course.<span style="color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Mobile CSP is one of the CS Principles courses that will be&nbsp;<a href="https://www.collegeboard.org/releases/2015/college-board-and-nsf-to-bring-computer-science-classes-to-high-schools" target="_blank">endorsed
 by the College Board&nbsp;</a></span><u><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1155CC">(</span></u><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black"><a href="https://goo.gl/h7wsNm" target="_blank">https://goo.gl/h7wsNm</a></span><u><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1155CC">)&nbsp;</span></u><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">for
 2016 - 2017. Participating teachers will receive all of the pedagogical materials needed to teach the complete course.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">To apply, please visit our&nbsp;<a href="http://mobile-csp.org/?q=participate" target="_blank">PD page</a>&nbsp;(<a href="http://mobile-csp.org/?q=participate" target="_blank">http://mobile-csp.org/?q=participate</a>).<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Apply early - funds are limited! &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:black">Please don't hesitate to contact&nbsp;<b>Mihaela Sabin at&nbsp;</b><a href="mailto:mihaela.sabin@unh.edu" target="_blank"><b>mihaela.sabin@unh.edu</b></a>&nbsp;if
 you have questions about the&nbsp;<b>Manchester Mobile CSP PD</b>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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