Calendar 

Colored events are for specific groups/schools/locations (registration/RSVP is not managed by UT Dallas – try to register directly with the respective organization if possible). Public events @ UT Dallas may require advance registrations/RSVP – see the details under www.utd.edu/k12. If you want to organize your own event and you want us to participate, email the details to csk12@utdallas.edu. We will be happy to work with you! Thanks!!

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Upcoming events:

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 Summary of past events

 

Date & Time

Event Description

Location

Participants

student-days

Oct 6, 2014 : 6:30 to 8pm

“Computer Science careers” presentation to Dallas STEAM Explorers kickoff meeting

UT Dallas

80

-

June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24 -
 2:30 to 4:30pm

Hands-on sessions in Frisco library: Scratch, Alice, Logo and JavaScript

4th floor McCallum Room @ Frisco Library

100

50

July 14 – 17

Techy Girls Residential Camp – primarily for 10th to 12th grade girls – get introduced to Programming and Computer Science using an enjoyable sequence of activities (Alice, JavaScript and Robots). Details in the middle of utd.edu/k12/summer.

LLC @ UT Dallas

24

72

June 30 – July 25

July 28 – August 22

2 sessions of 4-week Cyber Defense Camps

UT Dallas

70

1400

June 9 – August 22, 11 weeks

200+ camps in 11 weeks of Summer (includes ~30 off-site camps)! Each camp had ~20 students with 2 instructors. Popular ones will run every 2-3 weeks once. Details @ utd.edu/k12/summer

Full day camps

 

Half-day camps

 

Offsite camps

1600

 

600

 

200

8000

 

1500

 

1000

June 16 – August 24

Programming eClubs for Alice, JavaScript, Java, C++, CodeWarmers and CodeBurners! Any one from any corner of the world can attend!! Upon completing all the weekly assignments, participants will get a completion certificate. Details @ utd.edu/k12/eclubs

Online

20

80

June 9-13, 2014

July 26 – Aug 1, 2014

Summer MOSAIC 2014 : Hands-on programs covering Scratch, Logo, Alice & JavaScript. Registration @ coppellgifted.org/mosaic/summer-mosaic

Coppell Middle School North

160

160

June 9 – 20

Advanced Problem Solving course using Java. It serves as preparatory course to participate in High School Programming Contests. Morning/evening sessions for 2 weeks. Details @ utd.edu/k12/summer

ECSS building, UT Dallas

25

125

March 17 – May 24

(10 weekends)

Spring II Programming Clubs on Scratch, Logo, Alice, JavaScript and Java. These weekend courses will enable us to progress slowly with lots of hands-on projects along the way. Details @ utd.edu/k12/clubs. All clubs @ level 2 and above are required to submit weekly assignments.

ECSS building, UT Dallas & in the web!

25

100

Jan 22 – May 21 (Wed 3-4pm)

Afterschool Programming Clubs – Scratch & Alice

Harmony Science Academy, Garland

20

40

Jan 8 – May 28,

Tues & Wed  3:30-4:30pm

Afterschool Programming Clubs – Scratch, Logo, Alice & JavaScript

Harmony School of Business, Dallas

40

80

May 17

Special Programming Workshops on Java for the students of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy (BOMLA) & other a few other DISD school students.

BOMLA Computer lab

10

10

May 16 7-11 pm

Hands-on experience with “Fractal Images”, as part of Late Nights @ Dallas Museum of Art. DMA stays open late one Friday every month.

Dallas Museum of Art,
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas TX 75201

200

-

May 3 

Special Programming Workshops on JavaScript for the students of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy (BOMLA) & other a few other DISD school students.

ECSS building

25

25

Saturday, Apr 19 3-4pm

FREE demo event to public: Animations Using Alice – Learn how Alice uses drag and drop programming to convert your idea to code quickly and see it in action! (More information in 7th page of www.plano.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5130 or look at the page content directly.)

Haggard Library, Plano

20

-

April 5 10am – 3pm

Special Programming Workshops on Alice for the students of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy & other a few other DISD school students.

ECSS building

30

30

Friday, April 4
8am to 9am

Multiple UTD faculty to do Career presentations in classrooms @ Naaman Forest High School (in partnership with Chestnutt Association).

Naaman Forest High School, Garland, TX 

100

25

April 3-4,
8:30 am – 5pm

2 day hands-on workshops on Big Data Analytics for Professionals, taught by world renowned researchers of UT Dallas CS department. Details @ utd.edu/k12/professionals

ECSS building

15

30

Saturday, Mar 29 3-4pm

FREE demo event to public: Math in action using Logo and JavaScript (3rd grade & up) – Learn how angles and shapes, division, remainder, multiplication factor, random numbers and recursion result in beautiful drawings in Logo and JavaScript (More information in 7th page of www.plano.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5130 or look at the page content directly.)

Haggard Library, Plano

20

-

Saturday, Mar 22 10am – 5pm

DFW Family Expo – come & visit us in this FREE EXPO to see a few demos & talk about various Summer Camps that will be conducted @ UT Dallas!

Dallas Market Hall

~300 families

-

Jan 11 – March 9

(weekends)

Spring I Programming Clubs on Scratch, Logo, Alice, JavaScript and Java. These weekend courses will enable us to progress slowly with lots of hands-on projects along the way. Details @ utd.edu/k12/clubs

ECSS building, UT Dallas & Falak Art Studio & Mathnasimum, Coppell

40

200

March 11

Alice Programming workshop for middle & high school girls, sponsored by ThoughtWorks, Registration will be at www.girlsincdallas.org

Girls Inc. Dallas @ Love Field campus

30

30

March 10-14, Spring break

With a big line-up of workshops during Spring break, we will have something for every one! We will also make it easy to attend by offering them at several locations around the city. You can just cover 1 topic in 1 day or enjoy the whole break with us! Details @ utd.edu/k12/spring

Special “Bring Math to Life using Programming” 1-week camp @ Daedalus Education Plano

UT Dallas, Allen, Coppell,  Plano & Temple Texas!

320

800

March 1, 1-4pm

Come & visit us at GT Summer Spotlight! EXPO, organized by SAGE Grapevine/Colleyville.

The Professional Development and Education Center (PDEC), Colleyville

~50 families

-

Feb 27, 5-8pm

Come & visit us at Frisco SAGE EXPO!

Liberty High School

15250 Rolater Road

Frisco Texas 75035

~30 families

-

Saturday, Feb 22 10am – 3 pm

DFWChild Camp Fair – come & visit us in this FREE EXPO to see a few demos & talk about various Summer Camps that will be conducted @ UT Dallas!

Episcopal School of Dallas, 4100 Merrell Rd., Dallas

~150 families

-

Saturday, Feb 22 3-4pm

FREE demo event to public: Animate, Draw & Explore Using Scratch (3rd grade & up) – Learn how Scratch uses drag and drop programming which means no syntax errors. The program is always ready to run, enabling young learners to focus on the logic instead! (More information in 7th page of www.plano.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5130 or look at the page content directly.)

Haggard Library, Plano

28

-

Feb 16 – 22

National Engineers Week celebration by Jonsson School – Lectures about Computer Science & demos of Programming tools for school students who will be visiting the campus

ecs.utdallas.edu/engineersweek, also open to public on Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

Various buildings @ UT Dallas

100

-

Monday, Feb 17 (Presidents day)

Staff development day for most ISDs, so school students are OFF on that day! Our 1-day workshops is an enjoyable & useful way to spend the day while parents are working. Details @ utd.edu/k12/feb17

ECSS building, UT Dallas

100

100

Saturday, Feb 15

You feel pretty good with your programming skills & want to take ON more challenging problems? Our high school programming contest is a perfect one – work with your school teacher to register. You can register at Novice level and move up whenever you feel ready. Details @ www.utdallas.edu/k12/contest. Advance registration required.

ECSS building, UT Dallas

300

300

Saturday, Feb 8, 10am to 2pm

SAGE Summer Expo – come & visit us in this FREE EXPO to see a few demos & talk about various Summer Camps that will be conducted @ UT Dallas!

Plano Senior High School

2200 Independence Parkway

Plano, TX 75075

~300 families

-

Friday, Jan 31, 2014  9am to 2pm

Hands on demos on Enjoyable Programming, as part of Pathways to Success event for 6th grade students of Rockwall ISD

Rockwall ISD admin bldg
1050 Williams Street,
Rockwall, TX 75087

40

40

Monday, Jan 20, 2014

FREE Programming Workshops for School Students on MLK national day of service – This will be unique way of providing service – UTD students will serve by both teaching and loaning laptops to school students who have no laptops. Details @ www.utd.edu/k12/mlk. Thanks to corporate sponsors: eShipGlobal, ThoughtWorks & Ventura Custom Homes.

ECSS building, UT Dallas

200

200

Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 3-4pm

FREE demo event to public: Fancy Drawings Using Logo (3rd grade & up): Logo is all about programming to generate drawings – it is also a great tool it is to bring math concepts to life!  (More information in 7th page of www.plano.gov/DocumentCenter/View/5130 or look at the page content directly.)

Haggard Library, Plano

42

-

Dec 30, 2013 –
Jan 3, 2014

1-week Winter Camp at a location near you! Programming camps around the Metroplex! Details @ utd.edu/k12/winter

Allen, Plano, Dallas, Carrollton & Coppell

42

105

Dec 23 – 27, 2013

Programming Workshops around the Metroplex. Details @ utd.edu/k12/winter

Allen, Plano & Coppell

60

110

Dec 12 – 18, 2013

Hands-on Introduction to Programming using Scratch and Logo, as part of Enrichment Cluster @ SpringRidge Elementary School, Richardson, 3rd to 6th graders, 1 hour daily for 5 days

SpringRidge Elementary School, Richardson

25

25

Sep 1 – Dec 18, 2013

3pm – 4:30pm

Weekly Afterschool Programming Clubs in Scratch, Logo, Alice & JavaScript @ Harmony School of Business, Dallas

Harmony School of Business, Dallas

30

60

Dec 14, 2013

Explore Computer Science event – 10 minute talks and demos of various tools to learn Programming, as part of National CS Education Week. Details @ www.utd.edu/k12/csedweek

ECSS building, UT Dallas

100

100

Nov 25-26, 2013

2-day Programming Workshops during Thanksgiving Break

IBM Coppell

81

142

Nov 25-26, 2013

2-day Programming Workshops during Thanksgiving Break

ECSS building, UT Dallas

113

226

Nov 27, 2013

CS Outreach day Programming Workshops

ECSS building, UT Dallas

200

150

Nov 16, 2013

Enjoyable intro to Programming using Alice – special workshop for 21st Century Afterschool Programs, Irving ISD

ECSS building, UT Dallas

35

35

Nov 15, 2013

Career day presentations & demos

Bowman Middle School, Plano

100

25

Nov 13, 2013

“Software developer as a career” presentation

Greenhill School, Addison

 

 

Nov 9, 2013

Fall 2013 High School Programming Contest: ~75 teams of 3 students each & ~25 school teachers (coaches)

ECSS building, UT Dallas

250

250

Oct 7, 14, 18, 21 & 28, 2013

Programming Workshops on “Staff development days/Student Holidays” of various ISDs

ECSS building, UT Dallas

250

200

Summer 2013

13 Summer Camps for high school students (includes one residential camp called “Geekly Girls Camp”)

ECSS building & RHW, UT Dallas

400

2000

Summer, 2013

FREE Advanced Problem Solving course using Java

ECSS building, UT Dallas

50

200

May 16, 2013

Career day presentation & demos

Harmony School of Business, Dallas

100

25

April 13, 2013

Spring 2013 High School Programming Contest: ~70 teams of 3 students each & ~25 school teachers (coaches)

ECSS building, UT Dallas

235

235

Spring break, 2013

FREE programming workshops in Alice, JavaScript & Java (5 days)

ECSS building, UT Dallas

300

1000

Feb 7 & 8, 2013

Enjoyable Programming Workshops to college students & school teachers

Jackson State University, Mississippi

30

30

Feb 1, 2013

Career day presentations

Lone Oak High School, Lone Oak, Texas

20

10

Winter break, 2012

FREE programming workshops in Alice, JavaScript & Java (5 days)

ECSS building, UT Dallas

150

750

Dec 4, 2012

Enjoyable Introduction to Programming using JavaScript

Heritage High School, Frisco, Texas

50

50

Thanksgiving break, 2012

FREE programming workshops in Alice, JavaScript & Java (3 days)

ECSS building, UT Dallas

150

300

Sep 22, 2012

Enjoyable Introduction to Programming presentation/demo to Metroplex Math Circle of Dallas

ECSS building, UT Dallas

100

100

Fall semester, 2012

FREE Alice programming course on Saturdays

ECSS building, UT Dallas

15

30

Summer, 2012

FREE Introduction to Java Programming course

ECSS building, UT Dallas

50

200

Summer, 2012

FREE Advanced Problem Solving course using Java

ECSS building, UT Dallas

50

200

 

 

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Richardson TX 75080

 

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