Hybrid/Online ECS: An Equity-Focused Credit Recovery Course

During the 2018–19 and 2020–21 school years, a research-practice partnership in a large urban school district engaged in research and development focused on creating a more equitable form of credit recovery for Exploring Computer Science (ECS). The following...

Replicating `Exploring Computer Science’ (ECS)

Exploring Computer Science (ECS) is engaging, hands-on high school curriculum and associated professional development that is being implemented at a systemic level in the Los Angeles Unified School District and is now being replicated in Chicago Public Schools and...

Computer science: Coding and beyond

What does it take to launch and sustain a computer science education effort? Hear how the Chicago Public Schools established Computer Science as a high school graduation requirement and learn how you might replicate this model in your district.

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. Half the size of a credit card and costing approx $15, it...