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Title:Integrating Computer Science in the Elementary Grades
Author(s):Bila, Amanda A
Contributor(s):Israel, Maya
Subject(s):computer science
education
elementary
computational thinking
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Abstract:Earlier this year, President Obama launched a bold new initiative: Computer Science for All. CS for All aims at empowering all American students, kindergarten through high school, to learn computer science and to be equipped with the computational thinking skills needed to be active citizens in our technology driven world. These problem-solving skills will be vital for career readiness in the 21st century; and, CS will be utilized in industries such as transportation, education, healthcare, and financial services. There is a need for computer science education for all students, especially young minority students. But it is not always clear how this should be done.
Issue Date:2016
Publisher:Education
Citation Info:Bila, Amanda A (2016, April). Integrating Computer Science in the Elementary Grades. Poster session presented at Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
Genre:Conference Poster
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/90027
Rights Information:Copyright 2016, Bila
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-04-28


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