Universal Design of Inclusive K-12 Computer Science Instruction Two-Day Professional Development Workshop

Overview

This workshop will engage teachers in instructional strategies and practices designed to remove barriers for learning computer science for all learners including those with disabilities. This professional development was designed through funds form the National Science Foundation and Google to research and disseminate best practices for all learners in K-12 CS education. Through an examination and implementation of strategies, including Universal Design for Learning and High Leverage Practices, computer science educators can build inclusive classrooms that embrace all learners.

In this professional development educators will learn various pedagogies and practices to equip themselves with tools to help bring CS education to all students. Bringing and building an accessible learning environment will have lasting impacts on all of the participants, even the teachers!

This workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Maya Israel and Dr. Joanne Barrett from the University of Florida College of Education.

Who Can Attend

This experience is available to educators regardless of grade level, content area or experience.

Workshop Format

This is a two-day, in-person workshop. All meals, supplies, and PGP points will be provided for all attendees. Sub fees will be reimbursed for Indiana educators. There is no cost to attend.

Location

Ball State Center at Launch Fishers

Dates

  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024 AND Thursday, March 7, 2024
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