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Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
This study examined the effects of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in creating a new environment for the development of a deaf community through a case study of DEAF-L, an on-line discussion venue focusing on issues and concerns relating to...
A Tale of Two Countries: Successes and Challenges in K-12 Computer Science Education in Israel and the United States
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (June 2014)
This article tells a story of K-12 computer science in two different countries. These two countries differ profoundly in culture, language, government and state structure, and in their education systems. Despite these differences, however, they...
Computational Thinking for All: Pedagogical Approaches to Embedding 21st Century Problem Solving in K-12 Classrooms
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 6 (2016) pp. 565–568
The recent focus on computational thinking as a key 21st century skill for all students has led to a number of curriculum initiatives to embed it in K-12 classrooms. In this paper, we discuss the key computational thinking constructs, including...
Computational Thinking in High School Science Classrooms: Exploring the Science "Framework" and "NGSS"
Science Teacher Vol. 81, No. 5 (July 2014) pp. 53–59
A "Framework for K-12 Science Education" identified eight practices as "essential elements of the K-12 science and engineering curriculum" (NRC 2012, p. 49). Most of the practices, such as Developing and Using Models, Planning...