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Voices from SD Orientation: Ivan Gomez-Siu

Good morning everyone!  Glad you decided to wake up so early.  It’s nice to see so many people here. Since senioritis has hit its apex for me, and I’ve procrastinated on writing this speech until this week, I’ve decided that I’ll have you guys do some of the work.   So, how many of you […]

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Known issue: Online application form does not save

There is a known connectivity issue affecting certain network configurations’ ability to route data from ATDP’s database. Our database server is hosted remotely by the Graduate School of Education. Our online forms use Cross-Origin Resource Sharing to allow users to seamlessly update their information during the application process. Unfortunately, we do not have direct control […]

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Class Attendance & Campus Courtesy

Attendance Policy Attendance is taken shortly after each class session begins (8:30 am or 1:00 pm), so it is important to be on time for class. The ATDP office staff immediately calls the parents of absent students to ascertain the reason for the absence. If you know that you will miss all or part of […]

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Elementary Division Postmark Deadlines Approaching

Returning Elementary Division students should have their materials postmarked by Wed., March 12. New Elementary Division applicants should send theirs by Wed., March 26. While ATDP accepts late applications on a space-available basis, you should apply as early as you can for the best chance at your preferred course!

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Challenge #5: The Bears and the Maiden Fair

The final challenge of 2013 is part puzzle, part story, and part game! An evil wizard has locked the princess in the dungeon. Luckily, she had a hairpin, and used it to pick the lock and escape from her cell.  Now, she’s trying to make her way out of the dungeon. (See a static map […]

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ATDP Challenge #3: All of the Lights (25 pts)

In front of you appears a 5×5 grid of cells. When you reach out and touch a cell, it toggles itself along with its adjacent cells (above, below, right, and left). The cells toggle through 3 states: off, red, and green. So, if you touched cell C3 three times, it would look like this: Here’s […]

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ATDP Challenge #2: With Love XOXO (15-20 Points)

Here is a grid of X’s and O’s. (Why is it here? There is no elaborate backstory. It simply is.) Now, let’s draw a path on top of it. When you draw the path, something curious happens.  As you move from one box to the next box, the X’s and O’s switch spots. So, as […]

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Meet Your Counselors!

Although the ATDP office is located in University Hall, your handy dandy counselors will be stationed conveniently in 4320 Tolman Hall, near many of our Secondary Division classes. The counselors can be reached by phone at (510) 643-4898, and students are always welcome to drop by the counseling office. Christine Gerchow and Jesse Erwin are […]

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