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Friday, December 26, 2014

Tech entrepreneur Chris Klaus (for more on his efforts go here) has gathered stakeholders in a “Georgia Coding” group to push on improving computing in...

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

This year, Computer Science Education Week is more popular and ambitious in scope than ever before. December 8-14, students across the country, and internationally, will be introduced to the basic concepts of computer science. Many will be using...

Friday, October 3, 2014

ECEP partner the Alliance for California Computing Education for Students and Schools (ACCESS) is proudly contributing to the growing interest in expanding computer science education in California. In a major landmark, on September 30, 2014 Governor Jerry Brown signed bills AB 1765, SB 1200 and...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Through eight ECEP-sponsored professional development workshops in Massachusetts, teachers from across the state were given the opportunity to reinvigorate their teaching practices with new techniques and curricula. Some participating teachers were novices in the field of computer science, and...

Thursday, September 25, 2014

ECEP will be represented through a panel and workshop during the 2015 Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing. The conference runs February 18-21, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Please see their website for more details. Below, a preview of ECEP’s...

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Institute for Computing Education (ICE) at Georgia Tech has just finished another summer of offering computing summer camps and teacher workshops to advance computing education in Georgia. Since 2004, ICE has been an integral part of supporting computing teachers and students throughout...

Monday, July 14, 2014

ECEP partner ACCESS is playing an active role in reforming Computer Science education in the state of California. Below, some highlights of their recent accomplishments and upcoming plans. 

Diversifying Computer Science education by...

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) alliance is delighted to announce its support of a variety of professional development offerings for K-12 Massachusetts teachers this summer.

ECEP surveyed Massachusetts computing teachers to understand their professional development needs...

Friday, June 27, 2014

When is a U.S. state like a European country? Perhaps when it comes to understanding and transforming computing education.  

Mark Guzdial, one of the ECEP PI’s, recently spoke at a session “Computing — a 21st Century Literacy” at the 2014 Euroscience Open Forum in Copenhagen (see ...

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Teachers of computer science and information technology in western Massachusetts will soon have their own local network for professional development and community. With the support of the Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE), based at UMass Amherst, about 30...

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