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CT-STEM external links
NU CT-STEM Lesson Plans
2015 Summer Workshop
2014 Summer Workshop
2013 Summer Workshop
2013 Saturday Workshops
2014 AAPT Workshop
CT Skills Assessment
Year-long CT-STEM Curriculum
CT in STEM Definitions
CT Web Resources
Articles and resources:
Carnegie Mellon, CT defined
Article: Wing 2006, Seminal Work
Article: Wing 2008
Article: Guzdial 2008
List of Talks in which CT is defined
CT across the Disciplines - Pat Phillips
Beyond Computational Thinking
CT curriculum development in STEM courses:
Lu 2009: Examples of Language Use and Progression of Topics
Repenning 2010: Checklist for K-12 CT lesson properties
- Ways to connect CT curriculum to wider implications and domains
Connecting with Computer Science
course website, UBC undergraduate course about learning how computational thinking and computational tools inform the way we interact with the world, and learn about computational and computer science through examples in biology, psychology, and the arts. These topics and activities can be modified to fit into high school curriculum.
CS10K (new AP-CT course) development:
CT in STEM
Motivation for students to choose CT:
Yardi, S. & Bruckman, A. (2007).
What is computing?: bridging the gap between teenagers’ perceptions and graduate students’ experiences.
about CS for non-majors
For a good starting place for
on broadening participation in CT this topic (see the ‘Readings’ section).
on obstacles and solutions
(Broadening Participation in Computing)
- linking stereotypes to expectations by race and ethnicity
Heemskerk 2009: Inclusiveness in CT education
- UofI Chicago Campus Faculty.
Researches how to teach math in K-12 as weapon for social justice and equity.
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Engineering 'Packaging' to increase recruitment/retention
Center for Minorities and People w/ Disabilities in IT
- list of reference articles
Schofield, J. (1995).
Computers and classroom culture.
New York: Cambridge
Noguera, P. (2003).
City Schools and the American Dream.
New York: Teachers College Press.
Horwitz, S. & Rodger, S. (2009).
Using Peer-Led Team Learning to Increase Participation and Success of Under-represented Groups in Introductory Computer Science.
March 3–7, 2009
For additional articles on gender & CS, click
AP Course Equity
AP stats by subject area for IL
IL 'report card
' -- numbers are worse here, but no references!
IL SAT scores by demographic
Laptops and Literacy: Learning in the Wireless Classroom
- Mark Warschauer (2006)
- Reveals the lesser impact and use of 1-to-1 laptops programs for students of low SES
Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas
- Seymor Papert (1980)
- Seminal book in the comptuers-as-tools-for-learning space
Changing Minds: Computers, Learning, and Literacy
- Andrea diSessa (2000)
- Introduces idea of computers enabling a new computational literacy which has implications across all subjects
Books on Inequities, norms, expectations:
Stuck in the Shallow End: Education, Race, and Computing
- Jane Margolis (2008)
Unlocking the Clubhouse: Women in Computing
- Jan Margolis (2003)
City Schools and the American Dream: Reclaiming the Promise of Public Education
- Pedro A. Noguera (2003)
Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project
- Robert P. Moses and Charles E. Cobb (2002)
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