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Prog and Sys Robot Workshop Feb 28-March 1st 2005

Prog and Sys Workshops Feb 28-March 1st 2005 Attendees

Slides on the LEGO robots are here: LegoRobots.ppt. A sample Java class is here: Pictures and Movies of LEGO Robots from Feb 2005 workshop

The Institute for Computing Education (ICE) at Georgia Tech will hold a 10 hour workshop for Programming and System Managment teachers Monday Feb 28th from 5:00pm - 9:00pm and Tues March 1st from 8:00am - 2:00pm at the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. The workshop is free for public school teachers and cost $150 for private school teachers. Lunch is included on Tuesday. We need to have at least 12 public school teachers registered in order to hold the workshop.

In the workshop we will program Lego Mindstorms Robots using visual software and Java. We will write programs to control a virtual robot (a turtle) and create programs that manipulate sounds as well. We will have about 10 Lego kits so each teacher will be able to program a robot.

Private school teachers can e-mail to register. Public school teachers should register on the GVSDC web-site The workshop number is GV05167
"Using Turtles, Robots, and Sound to Teach JAVA" You will find it listed in the "Business and Information Technology" area of listings. Go to the web site and follow the instructions – depending on your status as a first time enrollee in the GVSDC system or as an "experienced" enrollee.

The closest parking is at the State Street Visitors Lot (between State and Atlantic on Ferst). This lot charges a maximum of $8.00 a day. Directions to the College of Computing Building are at

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