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 While collecting materials and working on the syllabus, they also discovered new material for their own classes. ​ One of the new curriculum additions was [[http://​scratch.mit.edu/​|Scratch]]. ​ Julie added Scratch to her introductory computer programming course and plans to continue using it in the future, as well as adding [[http://​byob.berkeley.edu/​|BYOB]] (Build Your Own Blocks). ​ Julie has also added some activities from Stacey Armstrong'​s [[http://​www.apluscompsci.com/​|A+ Computer Science Curriculum]]. ​  While collecting materials and working on the syllabus, they also discovered new material for their own classes. ​ One of the new curriculum additions was [[http://​scratch.mit.edu/​|Scratch]]. ​ Julie added Scratch to her introductory computer programming course and plans to continue using it in the future, as well as adding [[http://​byob.berkeley.edu/​|BYOB]] (Build Your Own Blocks). ​ Julie has also added some activities from Stacey Armstrong'​s [[http://​www.apluscompsci.com/​|A+ Computer Science Curriculum]]. ​
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 Julie and Nancy capped off the experience at the RET teachers meeting in Arlington, Virginia on February 24-25, 2011.  The conference began with a presentation by Mitch Resnick, who created Scratch. ​ They also met with the other RET teachers and discussed computational thinking strategies. ​ On Friday they did a poster presentation at NSF (see below). ​ Julie and Nancy will continue to enhance their math and computer curriculum with computational thinking strategies as they attend the [[http://​www.isteconference.org/​2011/​|ISTE conference]] in Philadelphia and the [[http://​csta.acm.org/​ProfessionalDevelopment/​sub/​CSITSymposiaSite.html|CS & IT Symposium]] in New York during the summer of 2011. Julie and Nancy capped off the experience at the RET teachers meeting in Arlington, Virginia on February 24-25, 2011.  The conference began with a presentation by Mitch Resnick, who created Scratch. ​ They also met with the other RET teachers and discussed computational thinking strategies. ​ On Friday they did a poster presentation at NSF (see below). ​ Julie and Nancy will continue to enhance their math and computer curriculum with computational thinking strategies as they attend the [[http://​www.isteconference.org/​2011/​|ISTE conference]] in Philadelphia and the [[http://​csta.acm.org/​ProfessionalDevelopment/​sub/​CSITSymposiaSite.html|CS & IT Symposium]] in New York during the summer of 2011.
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