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May
4

Event: CS Fundamentals Deep Dive Workshop for K-5 teachers
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Sanford Junior High School 708 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073

Register for a CS Fundamentals workshop

Taught by Code.org facilitators who are experienced computer science educators, our workshops will prepare you to teach the Code.org curriculum.

Workshop Details

Date:
2019-05-04, 8:30am-4:30pm
Location:
Sanford Junior High School
708 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073, USA
Course:
Regional Partner:
Educate Maine and the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
Organizer Name:
Jason Judd
Organizer Email:
jason@educatemaine.org

We can't wait to meet you for our next Code.org Fundamentals Deep Dive workshop. Please note this workshop is meant for teachers with experience teaching the Code.org Fundamentals curriculum and/or teachers who have attended the introductory workshop in the past. Please bring your laptop, charging cord, and a writing utensil. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Facilitators

Mike Harvey

mike.harvey@code.org

Before joining Code.org, Mike taught elementary and middle school computer science classes in a district outside of Portland, Maine. His students discovered an excitement for technology through lessons in robotics, game design, 3d printing, and physical computing. He has also facilitated professional development for CS Fundamentals and CS Discoveries. At Code.org, Mike works with the education team to develop curriculum for elementary students.

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Jun
4

Event: CS Fundamentals INTRO Workshop for K-5 teachers
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Noble Middle School (Room 220) 46 Cranberry Meadow Rd., Berwick ME, 03901

Register for a CS Fundamentals workshop

Taught by Code.org facilitators who are experienced computer science educators, our workshops will prepare you to teach the Code.org curriculum.

Workshop Details

Date:
JUNE 4th, 8:30am-4:30pm
Location:
Noble Middle School (Room 220)
46 Cranberry Meadow Rd., Berwick ME, 03901
Course:
Regional Partner:
Educate Maine and the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance
Organizer Name:
Jason Judd
Organizer Email:
 

Please bring your laptop, charging cord, and a writing utensil to the workshop. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

 

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Dec.
6

Event: Educate Maine Annual Education Symposium & Leadership Luncheon
Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
Location: Holiday Inn by the Bay, Spring St., Portland

Summer Camps in Digital and Computing Tech

Maine School of Science and Math: Summer Camps — In Limestone. “The MSSM Summer Camp program provides an opportunity for campers to exchange ideas and experiences with like-minded peers and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff who share their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”

Maine Robotics: Build Your Own Computer Camp — In Portland, Falmouth, Augusta, and Bangor. Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and setup to run? This camp is for youth, ages 12 to 16 who want to build and test their own computer.

The Maine Game Summer Camp — In Bangor. “We make video games, let us show you how. We make games like Hearthstone, Crossy Road, Angry Birds and Kerbal Space Program using the Unity game engine and through C# code and 3DS Max.”

Maine Media Workshops — In Rockport. Participants will get an introduction into making a real-time “level design” in the game software Unreal Engine®. This high-end game-making software allows students to create a first-person world from their own imagination and build playable games in the game engine.

Computing & IT Groups

Maine Technology Users Group MTUG brings together interested individuals in the Maine computer networking and telecommunications industries for education, information, and networking. 

Tech Maine TechMaine’s goal is to provide a platform to highlight the exchange of news, events, and information for Maine technology professionals, technology-oriented businesses, and those reliant on technology.

Computing & Digital Meetups

Maine CSTA— Maine Computer Science Teachers Association regularly holds regional meetups across the state. They post their upcoming meetups on their website and Twitter.

Google Developers Group Meetup — over 270 members regularly hold meetups, DevFests, meet & greets, study jams, Google Women TechMaker events and more! 

Code for Maine — Meets every week on Tuesdays.Code for Maine is the local affiliate of Code for America. Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities.”

Hack Portland — Meets in Portland every week on Tuesdays. “What’s a hacker? Someone who likes to know how stuff works — someone who likes to take stuff apart, someone who likes to tweak, fiddle and mess around.”

Maine Hacker Club — Meets in Bangor every 2 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “The goal of the group is to establish a cross-generational technical community in central and northern Maine.” 

Maine WordPress Meetup  Meets in Westbrook on the third Wednesday every 2 months. “This is a group for people interested in WordPress. If you’re interested in WordPress, let’s get together and meet each other, talk, teach things to each other, and explore the community!”

Portland iOS Developer Network — “We’ll be meeting to share discoveries, opportunities, quandaries, and solutions relating to development for Apple iPhone and iPad.”