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7-24-2014 APSI Language-Experienced Teachers-University of Alabama
July 22-24, 2014
Presenter: Terry Filippo Date: July 21, 2014-July 24, 2014 Time: 8:30am -4:30pm Lunch will be provided. University of Alabama will have priority regi...
 
 
7-24-2014 APSI Literature-New and Experienced Teachers-Alabama
July 22-24, 2014
Presenter: Michael Degen Date: July 21, 2014- July 24, 2014 Time: 8:30am -4:30pm Lunch will be provided. University of Alabama will have priority re...
 
 
Cohort V and VI Administrator Training
July 23, 2014
Time: 9am-3pm Administrators and Coordinators from Cohort VII (June 18) and Cohorts V and VI (July 23) will receive program updates and helpful tips f...
 

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A+ College Ready works to expand AP course offerings in the key subject areas of math, science and English and increase the number of students receiving qualifying scores on these Advanced Placement Exams.

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Video: Students Demonstrating "Sphero"
July 14, 2014
Check out Jake and Benji,  two students who worked with Jeff Gray at the University of Alabama, demonstrating “Sphero” at the weeklong Professional Development  held at UA for Alabama teachers who will be teaching Computer Science Principles next year. Read more and watch the video.
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Building an AP Culture in Alabama
June 23, 2014
In May, the seventh Cohort of A+ College Ready high schools was announced at the Alabama State Board of Education meeting, along with a presentation of the astounding, successful results of the Advanced Placement (AP) program expansion. The collaborative efforts of A+ College Ready and the Alabama State Department of Education have been aggressively reaching more students each year, and the data that was presented is a compelling argument for keeping it going strong.
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Media Day at Computer Science Training Next Week (Tuscaloosa)
June 20, 2014

Media Day:

June 24, 2014

Where:

University of Alabama, Department of Computer Science
Hardaway Hall, Room 256

Time:

10:00 - 11:30am

Why:

To witness the 21st-Century learning activities of more than 30 Alabama teachers taking Computer Science (CS) Principles back to their high schools this fall. Dr. Philip Cleveland, director of Career and Technical Education for the Alabama State Department of Education, will be visiting, and will be available for media interviews along with Dr. Jeff Gray, Professor of Computer Science at UA and Principal Investigator of the “CS4Alabama” project.


Contact:  Jeff Gray, 205-348-2847 or Mary Boehm, 205-257-5349
 
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