Funding Type: ECR:Core
Principal Investigators: Diana Franklin, Cathy N Thomas
Institutions: University of Chicago, Texas State University - San Marcos, University of Missouri-Columbia
In order to produce a more competitive, computer-literate domestic workforce ready to be computational innovators, this project seeks to improve computer science instruction at the upper elementary school level. It will create strategies for teaching a diverse set of students, including students with learning disabilities, English language learners, and students with a variety of ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic backgrounds. It will draw on decades of research on reading comprehension to drive...