Keeping Up with EdTech and EdPsych

New Online Graduate Certificate in K12 Computer Science Education

MAET is pleased to announce our new online Graduate Certificate in K12 Computer Science Education, which prepares K12 teachers to teach computational thinking and computer science ideas at the elementary and secondary level. Domains include computational thinking, algorithmic thinking, abstraction, programming tools, and creative thinking. Teachers learn to teach these concepts and skills through culturally […]

#MAET at #MACUL18

Every year, Team MAET looks forward to connecting with area educators at the Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) Conference — it gives us a chance to meet online students in person, reconnect with our alumni, and meet educational professionals from across the region. On Thursday, March 8, some of the students, instructors, […]

Spring 2018 MAET Newsletter

Call for 2018-2019 #MAET Instructional Team

We frequently field inquires about teaching with the MAET program. In addition to our regular program faculty, we often have a need for other instructors to assist with course delivery. We have formalized procedures for expressing interest and on a yearly basis, around the first part of the new year, accept interest applications for the upcoming […]

November 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 MAET Newsletter

MAET Summer 2017 Connections

Every summer, MAET students are learning online, in East Lansing, and in Galway. For several years, we have been using this opportunity to connect our students who are taking advantage of the variety of program formats that we offer (check out our project from last year). This summer, we would like to help you illuminate […]

Welcome, Maria!

We are delighted to announce Maria Serrato as the newest member of our MAET team. Maria officially joined us in April as our new Program Assistant. Maria comes to us from University Advancement, where she served as the Lead Coordinator for the MSU Greenline telemarketing program. She has worked with the University since 2013 in a […]

Designing the Ultimate PD Experience

What could professional development look like if teachers were involved in the design? Using design thinking, we can further engage teachers and administrators in conversations around adult learning and the needs of educators in specific contexts. Through design thinking, we are able to create an experience that is truly collaborative and encourages people to share […]

Computer Science in the Content Areas

Computer Science involves “the study of computers and algorithmic processes, including their principles, their hardware and software designs, their applications, and their impact on society” (Tucker, 2006). The types of skills that underpin the work that computer scientists do are referred to as Computational Thinking. There’s a common misconception that computational thinking is limited to coding […]

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