The College Board reported recently that
The launch of AP Computer Science Principles was the largest course launch in AP’s 60-year history. Over 2,700 schools offered the course and over 45,000 students took the AP CSP end-of-course exam in May 2017.
They also released their score distributions for CS A and CS P exams. For the CS Principles exam, the pass rate was 74.6%.
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We don’t have statistics yet for Mobile CSP teachers.
Most of us who taught Mobile CSP this past year would probably agree it was a big success. Still, there were some lessons on which the team received feedback suggesting changes. In this post, I am going to discuss three such changes that were made to the MCSP curriculum as a result of this feedback:
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The Mobile CSP project is happy to announce the release of the 2017 edition of its curriculum. Over the summer of 2017 the curriculum team has been working hard to make updates to materials and lessons and to prepare the course for the 2017-2018 academic year. To access the new curriculum, please follow the links below:
Teachers who have used the Mobile CSP course in previous years will have to log-in AND register for both branches of the course. If you are unregistered for the course, you will see an “(unregistered)” next to your name in the upper right hand corner when you are logged into the curriculum.
Random Hacks of Kindness Junior is a non-profit based in Woodbury, CT that sponsors hack-a-thons for kids coding for a cause. One of their App Inventor projects, called Elephant Go that aims to educate children about substance abuse, was featured on the local CBS affiliate.
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