From the University of Northern Iowa:

Introduction to Scratch in Education - 1 cr. hr.

Preparation for teachers in Grades 7-12 to have their students use Scratch
in the classroom (all disciplines).  Scratch is a graphical programming
environment designed at MIT to be appropriate for students in grades 4-12.
 This workshop will address the basics of Scratch (mostly by example),
ways to introduce Scratch to students, and a discussion on general classroom
integration.  No computer science or programming background required!
Teachers will be expected to have their students use Scratch and to report
on that use during a follow-up meeting in November, 2012.

Dates/Times:        July 11-13; 8:30 AM-4:300 PM, plus one follow-up
Saturday in November, 2012

Instructor:        Ben Schafer, Assoc. Professor, Computer Science
schafer@cs.uni.edu 319-273-2187

Location:        University of Northern Iowa

Tuition/Fees:  Tuition, supplies, and lunch will be provided to all who
complete the course thanks to a generous grant from Google.

Application:  To apply for this workshop, submit an application prior to
May 11th, 2012m via http://www.cs.uni.edu/connections/cs4hs/



Teaching Programming Using Scratch - 1 cr. hr.

Preparation for teachers in Grades 7-12 to teach a unit on computer
programming using Scratch or a similar graphical languages.  This workshop
will discuss Scratch and several Scratch-based variations.  We will review
the basics of programming as well as discuss the challenges and methods of
teaching introductory programming.  Participants are expected to have
prior experience with Scratch or some other programming experience.
Teachers will be expected to plan and begin teaching a unit on computer
programming to an appropriate group of students and to report on that use
during a follow-up meeting in November, 2012.

Dates/Times:        July 16-18; 8:30 AM -4:300 PM, plus one follow-up
Saturday in November, 2012

Instructor:        Ben Schafer, Assoc. Professor, Computer Science
schafer@cs.uni.edu 319-273-2187

Location:        University of Northern Iowa

Tuition/Fees:  Tuition, supplies, and lunch will be provided to all who
complete the course thanks to a generous grant from Google.

Application:  To apply for this workshop, submit an application prior to
May 11th, 2012 via http://www.cs.uni.edu/connections/cs4hs/