New Mexico High School Supercomputing Challenge

1999 Summer Teacher Training Session

Application for Enrollment

The Introduction to the Challenge course for the 1999 STTS will be held at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico from August 1-6, 1999.

The planned curriculum for the Beginning course includes an overview of the C++ and Fortran programming languages, the UNIX operating system, Internet usage, the HTML language, team project design, and a through look at the Challenge.

Please fill out the requested information and return to: David Kratzer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, CIC-6 MS B251, Los Alamos, NM 87545 by June 30, 1999. All information must be completed to be considered for the program. If you have any questions please call (505) 667-2864.

Name: ______________________________________ E-mail address: ___________________

SSN:_______________________________________ Home Phone: _____________________

Work Phone: ________________________ High School: _____________________________

Principal: ________________________ Superintendent: ______________________________

Home Address:

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Please rate your ability to do the following :

low high

1 2 3 4 5 Write a 100-200 line program using Fortran, C, or C++

1 2 3 4 5 Debug and spot critical errors in Fortran, C, or C++

1 2 3 4 5 Develop computer science curriculum for classes

1 2 3 4 5 Read and post messages to newsgroups or bulletin boards

1 2 3 4 5 Send e-mail messages

1 2 3 4 5 Find information with Netscape

1 2 3 4 5 Use a PC or DOS

1 2 3 4 5 Use a Macintosh

1 2 3 4 5 Use UNIX

1 2 3 4 5 Use on-line libraries at universities (Libros at UNM)

1 2 3 4 5 Answer your students computer-related questions

1 2 3 4 5 Help your students find mentors and resources on the Internet

Please circle the number of years that have you been involved in the Challenge:

0 1 2 3 4 5

 

How many students are you sponsoring during the 1998-1999 Challenge year? _____

 

How many teams are you sponsoring during the 1998-1999 Challenge year? _____

 

Have you or your school have been involved in Adventures in Supercomputing (AiS)? _____

 

Is there a separate class for Challenge students at your school? _____

 

Do the students receive academic credit for participating in the Supercomputing Challenge?

 

Would you be willing to teach a Supercomputing class at your school? _____

 

Please describe how you, your students, and your school would benefit by your attendance in the 1999 Summer Teacher Training Session.