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Bootstrap: Video Game Programming with Algebra

Event Price$300

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Bootstrap: Video Game Programming with Algebra

$300 Register

Date and Time

06/11/2018

June 11-13, 2018

Monday- Wednesday

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

America/Chicago June 11, 2018, 8 a.m. June 13, 2018, 4 p.m. Bootstrap: Video Game Programming with Algebra Bootstrap teaches students to program their own video games in an algebraic programming language, exposing them to key math concepts. Middle- and high-school teachers around the country have implemented the curriculum as a one-month module, a weekly activity or an afterschool program. <div>411 SW 24th St.</div> <div>San Antonio, TX 78207</div> Carolina Cardenas ccardenas@austin.utexas.edu

Registration Closes: June 4, 2018, midnight

Location

Our Lady of the Lake University

Event Address

411 SW 24th St.
San Antonio, TX 78207

Contact

Contact NameCarolina Cardenas

Contact Phone512.232.6997

Contact Emailccardenas@austin.utexas.edu

Event Description

Teach Your Students to Program, Mathematically
Bootstrap teaches students to program their own video games in an algebraic programming language, exposing them to key math concepts. Middle- and high-school teachers around the country have implemented the curriculum as a one-month module, a weekly activity or an afterschool program.

In Bootstrap, Your Students will Practice and Apply
• Solving word problems
• Coordinate planes and Graphing
• Functions and Variables
• Function Composition
• Inequalities in the Plane
• The Pythagorean Theorem

In this Workshop, You Will
• Participate in a real classroom demonstration of the curriculum
• Build your own video game, using the math you already know
• Learn how TEKS Math Standards can be met through a STEM-focused programming curriculum
• Explore cutting-edge research on algebra education

Cost - $100.00 per day for each participant. 

$300.00 total per participant for this 3-day workshop.

Certificates of Participation - Certificates stating 18 hours of Continuing Professional Education hours (CPE credits) earned will be sent electronically after the participant has completed the online course evaluation. Any questions about certificates should be directed toward the contact person listed on this page.

Registration Notes - 

  •      Registration fees cover breakfast, lunch and training materials.
  •      Payments are due before this event.
  •      Refunds will not be issued for cancellations or those not in attendance.
  •      Event limited to 40 participants.

PARTICIPANTS MUST CREATE A UTEID AND PASSWORD IN ORDER TO REGISTER FOR ANY EVENT.

When you are ready to register, it will ask you to login. You will need to login with your UTEID and password. If you do not remember your UTEID and password you can click on “I forgot my UTEID or password” link or if you need a UTEID created, click on “I need a UTEID” from the login screen (under the orange dot in the center of the page).  For more UTEID information Click here.

Logistics

Accommodations and Transportation

All participants are responsible for their own transportation and lodging arrangements and payments. These costs will be reimbursed* by the Center for STEM Education at The University of Texas at Austin to participants who attend the entire event. Lodging costs will be reimbursed at the state rate for those who live more than 60 miles from the event. Mileage will be reimbursed, also at the state rate, as calculated by MapQuest using the shortest route option. Reimbursement forms will be provided electronically after the event.

*If you owe money to any State of Texas organization or entity, whatever amount you were to receive may be credited toward your debt.

A copy of the Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Exempt form is provided and should be printed and turned in to your hotel upon arrival. 

Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Exemption Certificate (PDF)

Getting There

Parking Information TBD

 

Event Price$300

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Event Price$300