The Education group at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) offers a wide range of community outreach programs that brings cutting-edge research and science curriculum to students, teachers and parents. SDSC provides support to both local and national entities that promote mathematics and science education for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate level students. The San Diego Supercomputer Center invites you to explore our site and see what exciting programs we offer to teachers and students.
News and Highlights
Learn About SDSC
Summer REHS intern Patrick Canler produced, directed, and co-wrote an excellent video about SDSC as told by the staff themselves, including Mike Norman, SDSC's Director, Wayne Pfeiffer, Distinguished Scientist and one of the founding SDSC researchers, Shawn Strande, Project Manager of Gordon, the most powerful flash-memory-based supercomputer in the world.
Middle and High School 2013 Summer Science and Technology Workshops
Summer 2012 promises to be a summer of fun and learning at the San Diego Supercomputer Center on the campus of the University of California, San Diego. We are offering an array of workshops from geoscience to programming to animation to app creation to Maya and 3D Modeling and much more!. Workshops are open to students in middle and high school but please see each individual workshop description as some workshops are specific to high school students only. We look forward to seeing you this summer!
View the Summer 2013 Workshop Listing
UCSD Career Experiences for High School Students 2013 Internship Opportunities
For the second year, UCSD launches an exciting volunteer internship program for high school students entitled Career Experience for High School Students (CEHS). As part of this program, students will be paired with a UCSD mentor and will work as part of a team dedicated to a particular area of campus employment. Please click the link below for a list of available opportunities and prerequisites.
View Career Internship Opportunities for 2013
The San Diego Supercomputer Center's Education Group Will be participating in the San Diego Science and Engineering Festival for the Fourth Straight Year
The SDSC Education Group plans to participate in the annual San Diego Science and Engineering Festival this year, and for the fourth straight year we plan to still be the only ones with a fully 3D stereoscopic display!
ComPASS: Computing Principles for All Students' Success
The University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University have teamed up to deliver an exciting new curriculum in San Diego county: the Computing Principles for All Students’ Success (ComPASS) Project. ComPASS will build local capacity for teaching the proposed new Advanced Placement CS Principles (CSP) course. ComPASS will create novel curricula and methodology content for teacher profession development.
Visit TeacherTECH’s Facebook Page
Visit our new Facebook page and share ideas, start a discussion and see what TeacherTECH has to offer in terms of workshops, videos and photo albums from past events. Post your resources, ideas and videos. The goal is to provide a forum for collaborative interaction among educators not only in San Diego, but nationally and around the globe.
To view TeacherTECH’s Facebook page, please see TeacherTECH on Facebook.
Computational Thinking: A Problem-Solving Tool For Every Classroom
The Computer Science Teachers Association and Microsoft have teamed up to create an excellent overview of computational thinking and have compiled a useful list of computational resources for teachers and students. Click the link below to open the PDF document:
Open the PDF
Upcoming SDSC Workshops
SDSC User Training Workshops
The SDSC Gordon Summer Institute is in the planning stages. Please check back soon for dates. For more information, visit the SDSC Training page at: