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Tuesday, August 13 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Can AP CS Principles students learn modern Cryptography? Yes!

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The C5 Colleges Applied Cryptography module was implemented into AP Computer Science Principles classes from around the nation this spring, and Mark's students had the opportunity to be part of this study. In this presentation, Mark will describe the highlights and challenges of teaching 16-year-olds a variety of rigorous crypto topics such as symmetric/asymmetric cryptography, hash functions, and digital certificates. Teachers will leave this session with multiple lessons to teach applied cryptography and other cybersecurity topics.

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Mark Emry

Teacher, McNeil High School
Mark has 27 years of teaching experience, ranging from MS Language Arts and HS Computer Science in Sioux Falls, SD, to his new gig at McNeil High School in Round Rock, TX. Among the courses Mark has taught are: Exploring Computer Science, Cybersecurity, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer... Read More →

Tuesday August 13, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm EDT
Room E