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Jan 23, 2011 - Advanced Scratch and Alice

Attendance for Jan 23, 2011 - Advanced Scratch and Alice
The Institute for Computing Education (ICE) is offering a workshop on advanced topics in Alice and Scratch on Sunday Jan 23, 2011 from 9:30am - 4:00pm in room 345 of the College of Computing Building at Georgia Tech. Teachers will need to do 2 hours of extra work and participate in 2 webinars to get credit for the workshop (1 PLU). Teachers must have some previous experience with Scratch and Alice to attend this workshop.

Public school middle and high school teachers must register on for workshop CTAERN3138. Everyone must also register at

This workshop is free for Georgia teachers, and if you live > 30 miles from Georgia Tech we will pay for your hotel for Saturday night (2 teachers per room), Saturday night dinner, and Sunday 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.

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

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

Teachers will learn how:

Georgia Tech's distance learning website
Video tutorials and lesson plans for Scratch
Instructions for a 4 hour workshop on Scratch
Instructions for a 4 hour workshop on Alice
Digital Art Projects in Scratch 4 hour middle-to-high school details
Videos on tips and techniques for Alice are here
Scratch web site
Scratch teacher website
Alice web site
Alice site for teachers
Alice Competition
Scratch Competition

9:30am - 9:45am - Introductions
9:45am - 10:45am - Interactive art projects in Scratch
10:45am - 11:45am - Lists, strings, and input in Scratch
11:45am - 12:15pm - Lunch
12:15pm - 1pm - How to handle events in Alice
1pm - 2pm - Creating a function and conditionals in Alice
2pm - 3pm - Create a list in Alice and looping through the list
3pm - 3:45pm - Questions about Scratch and Alice
3:45pm - 4pm - post surveys
Teachers must do two hours of addtional work and also participate in two one-hour webinars to get credit. One webinar will be from 4pm -5pm on Wednesday Feb 16, and Feb 23rd. Teachers must complete their two hours of addtional work by the 2nd webinar on Feb 23rd, 2011. To join the webinars go to

Student workers:

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