Tag Archives: Computational thinking

Track 2: CS10K: BJC-STARS: Scaling CS Principles through STARS community & leadership development

PI: Tiffany Barnes North Carolina State University Award Details North Carolina State University proposes BJC-STARS, a CS10K proposal to broaden access to computing education through engaging colleges and universities to prepare and support regional communities of high school teachers to teach the Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC) Computer Science Principles course. The effort leverages […]

EXP: Understanding Computational Thinking Process and Practices in Open-Ended Programming Environments

PIs: Shuchi Grover, Marie Bienkowski, John Stamper SRI International Award Details This project brings together two approaches to help K-12 students learn programming and computer science: open-ended learning environments, and computer-based learning analytics, to help create a setting where youth can get help and scaffolding tailored to what they know about programming without having to […]

DIP: Extending CTSiM: An Adaptive Computational Thinking Environment for Learning Science through Modeling and Simulation in Middle School Classrooms

PIs: Gautam Biswas, Douglas Clark, Pratim Sengupta, John Kinnebrew Vanderbilt University Award Details An important issue in education is helping learners understand scientific phenomena, especially those that are too small or large, fast or slow, dangerous or inconvenient to experience and manipulate first hand. A way of helping learners experience such phenomena is through modeling […]

Virtual Environment Interactions: Exploring Grounded Embodied Pedagogy in Support of Computational Thinking

PIs: Shaundra Daily, Sabarish Babu, Sophie Joerg, Alison Leonard Clemson University Award Details This INSPIRE award is partially funded by the CE21 Program in the Division of Computer & Network Systems in the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & engineering (CISE), the Cyberlearning Program in the Division of Information & Intelligent Systems in the […]

INDP: Collaborative Research: Coding for All: Interest-Driven Trajectories to Computational Fluency

PIs: Mitchel Resnick, Natalie Rusk, MIT (Award Details) Mizuko Ito, University of California-Irvine (Award Details) Urs Gasser, Harvard University (Award Details) This Cyberlearning Integration and Deployment (INDP) project brings together an interdisciplinary research team from the MIT Media Lab, the Digital Media and Learning Hub at University of California Irvine, and Harvard University’s Berkman Center […]

EAGER: Foundations for Advancing Computational Thinking (FACT): Learning and Assessment through an Online Middle School Curriculum

PIs: Roy Pea, Stephen Cooper Stanford University Award Details Stanford University proposes to develop and evaluate a proof-of-concept online middle school course (with a teacher version as well) that adapts concepts from the Exploring Computer Science (ECS) curriculum, specifically algorithmic thinking and introductory programming. The project will: (1) Design and deploy an online six-week “Foundations […]

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Democratizing the Teaching of Parallel Computing Concepts

PIs: Wuchun Feng, Eli Tilevich, Virginia Tech (Award Details) Jennifer Chiu, University of Virginia (Award Details) A study by the U.S. Council of Competitiveness reports that 97% of U.S. businesses rely on the innovative use of high-performance parallel computing (HPC) to maintain their competitive advantage in the global economy. Furthermore, the ubiquity of multi- and […]