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Relevant research that both informs the work of CPS and contributes to the field of education research

Through collaborations between education researchers and practitioners, the Chicago Alliance for Equity in Computer Science (CAFÉCS) has produced relevant research that both informs the work of CPS and contributes to the field of education research related to theory of computer science education, student learning and effective partnerships. This section provides an archive of CAFÉCS publications.

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Study of access and outcomes from advanced computer science coursework in the Chicago Public Schools” poster in Structured Poster Session CS for All: An intersectional approach to unpacking equity in computer science education

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has taken a unique approach to broadening participation of low-income students, students of color, and girls by establishing Computer Science (CS) as a high school graduation requirement.

    Report

Apr 2019

Using Magic in Computing Education and Outreach

This special session explores the use of magic tricks based on computer science ideas; magic tricks help grab students' attention and can motivate them to invest more deeply in underlying CS concepts.

    Article

Oct 2018

Internet of things (IoT) Micro:bits

You may have heard of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices becoming common in our homes, cars, at work, and in public spaces. Come experience a hands-on session playing with an IoT device called a Micro:bit.

    Conference

May 2018

Social Justice and Equity in CS Education: Inaugural Launch of AP Computer Science Principles

The inaugural launch of the College Board's Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (AP CSP) course coincided within the same year of the announcement of CS For All.

    Conference

Mar 2017

Educational Magic Tricks Based on Error-Detection Schemes

Magic tricks based on computer science concepts help grab student attention and can motivate them to delve more deeply.

    Conference

Jan 2017

Educational magic tricks based on error-detecting codes

Magic tricks based on discrete mathematics and computing concepts help grab student attention and can motivate them to delve more deeply.

    Conference

Sep 2016

The impact of the Exploring Computer Science instructional model in Chicago Public Schools

As part of the Taste of Computing project, the Exploring Computer Science (ECS) instructional model has been expanded to many high schools in the Chicago Public Schools system.

    Article

Mar 2016

App Development for All!

Learn the hybrid development model and how scaffolded projects can bring app development to your classes.

    Workshop

Mar 2016

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