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Relevant research that 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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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

How Exploring Computer Science (ECS) came to Chicago

Early in 2011, we sat glumly around a table in Chicago, pondering our second NSF grant proposal rejection. We were working to enhance computer science (CS) education in Chicago Public Schools (CPS).

    Article

Sep 2015

The Impact of Meaningful High School Computer Science Experiences in the Chicago Public Schools

We report on initial outcomes of the Taste of Computing project, under which a meaningful computer science course has been initiated in many high schools of the Chicago Public Schools system.

    Article

Aug 2015

Tools for Outreach Presentations

We present resources we have constructed and culled from the internet that can be used in computing outreach visits in K–12 classrooms, especially high schools.

    Article

Jul 2015

One-Day Activities for K-12 Face-to-Face Outreach

The recent successes of Computer Science Education Week and code.org's Hour of Code have meant that more K-12 students than ever are being given an authentic, engaging and eye-opening exposure to the wonders of computer science.

    Conference

Feb 2015

    Conference

Feb 2015

Evaluation of the IMPACTS Computer Science Presentations

Recent computer science enrollments have shown positive trends. However, these trends are not evenly distributed by gender and race.

    Article

Jul 2013

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