By: Kate Thomas In February 2018, I attended the SIGCSE (computer science education conference) in Baltimore, MD, to share a poster paper written by our qualitative team. The paper was entitled, “Using Cultural Responsiveness to Elicit Computational Thinking in Maker Activities.” As I browsed various presenter’s posters, I noticed in comparison to other youth oriented … More SIGCSE 2018

Defining CT is Hard.

By: Germania Solorzano At this point in our process, I’m struck by the importance of definitions, which is ironic since Computational Thinking doesn’t have one universally agreed upon definition.  But in coding observations from last year’s summer program, a small team of us discussed the sometimes minute sometimes large differences in how we defined certain … More Defining CT is Hard.

We’re back!

After a short hiatus, and well deserved break, our teams are back at it! We have been observing educators, diligently working on our lesson plans, and developing culturally responsive resources. While we still have a lot of work to do, but we have come a very long way! To date we have completed the following: Lesson plans … More We’re back!