Bootstrap Info and Registration



Thanks to the generous support of 3M, we are pleased to announce a three-day Bootstrap workshop in Minnesota for math and computer science/technology teachers!

Register Now!

What is Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is a curricular module for students ages 12-16, which teaches algebraic and geometric concepts through computer programming. At the end of the module, students have a completed workbook filled with word problems, notes and math challenges, as well as a videogame of their own design, which they can share with friends and family. You can learn more about Bootstrap at


What will I learn?

During this interactive three-day workshop you will:

See the curriculum in action

Explore the research and pedagogy of Bootstrap

Investigate the cognitive challenges for students struggling with Algebra

Take a deep dive into the activities and technology with a master teacher

Arm yourself with the tools to advocate for Bootstrap in your school or school district

Go home with a videogame that you created!


April 3-5, 2017   –   8:30 AM to 4:00 PM


TIES Event Center – Hamline Room

1667 Snelling Ave. N.

St. Paul, MN 55108



The 3-day workshop fee is $75/teacher.

The registration fee covers take-home teacher materials and 21 hours of professional development for each participant.

Additional details:

Lunch will be provided both days.

All attendees will receive a certificate of PD hours upon completion. 

Cancellation policy: 

After registration opens, if you should need to cancel, please notify Cara Hagen at 651-999-6505 or at least two weeks before the start date. No refunds will be made for any late cancellations or no-shows. Districts may substitute another participant for the registered person.


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