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Greenfoot - Oct 23, 2010

Registration for Greenfoot - October 23, 2010
Assistants: Josh (Lead), Kosh

Competition for students

The Institute for Computing Education (ICE) is proud to host a Greenfoot workshop on Saturday, Oct 23, 2010 from 8:00am - 4:30pm at Georgia Tech. The workshop will take place in the College of Computing, room 347(Directions to the College of Computing Building). Teachers must attend the entire workshop and submit a Greenfoot project to obtain credit. All teachers must register at Georgia public school teachers must also register at for workshop CTAERN3080. The registration deadline is October 14, 2010.

Greenfoot is free software that allows you to build 2-dimensional games and simulations using Java. Greenfoot is available at Teachers will extend existing 2D animations and games and create a game. Teachers can use Greenfoot as an introduction to Java and as an introduction to object-oriented programming. We will discuss how to use Greenfoot to teach conditionals and variables, objects and classes, inheritance, polymorphism, and more.
Each teacher will receive materials including slides, scenarios, exercises, lesson plans, and grading rubrics. This material can be used in Beginning Programming, Intermediate Programming, and/or AP CS A.

This workshop is free for Georgia teachers. If you live > 30 miles from Georgia Tech we will pay for your hotel for Thursday night (2 teachers per room), Thursday night dinner, and Friday breakfast. If you would prefer a private room you can pay 1/2 the hotel cost. We will cover parking for Georgia teachers who stay at the hotel and reimburse parking for Georgia teachers who do not stay at the hotel. We will pay for lunch for all teachers. Space is limited to 30.

Please bring a laptop if you have one, or notify us if you need to borrow a laptop.

Teachers will learn how to use Greenfoot to teach:

Out-of-state teachers will pay $140. Checks for $140.00 should be made out to Georgia Institute of Technology and sent to:

Feliicia Auzla
College of Computing
801 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA, 30332-0280

Her e-mail is Her phone is 404-894-6858.

Tenative agenda:

8:00am - 8:15am Introductions
8:15am - 9:00am Getting started in Greenfoot
9:00am - 10:00am Modifying an animation in Greenfoot
10:00am - 12:00pm Extending a game in Greenfoot
12:00pm - 12:30pm lunch
12:30pm - 3:30pm Creating a game in Greenfoot
3:30pm - 4:15pm Resources for Greenfoot: Video tutorials, Greenroom, book, etc
4:15pm -4:30pm Surveys

Student Workers: Joshua Cassaceli and Jonathan Kosh

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