RCC is pleased to announce this workshop organized by Agustín Santos, Visiting Scholar at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Economics & Computer Science Research Group, and RCC Fellow, Jesús Moreno León, Researcher at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Gregorio Robles, Associate Professor at the Grupo de Sistemas y Comunicaciones (GSyC) at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, and Borja Manero Iglesias, Visiting Scholar at the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard, and RCC Fellow.
A day of discussion on the inclusion of computational thinking and computer science in education, directed to Professors, Fellows of RCC at Harvard, Researchers, Educators, and to Graduate Students from both computer science and education fields.
- Cynthia Solomon, Logo Group, MIT. “Computer cultures for children - From Logo to Scratch and beyond”
- Richard Millwood, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland). “A critique of the current trend to implement computing in schools with reference to the past in UK and Ireland”
- Yetunde Folajimi, University of Ibadan (Nigeria). “Nigeria Geek Girls Club: creating a new face of Africa through computer games and apps development”
- Gilly Puttick, TERC, and Jackie Barnes, NorthEastern University. “Building systems from Scratch: Research on the Development of Computational and Systems Thinking in Middle School Students through Explorations of Complex Earth Systems”
To register and learn more, please visit: http://jemole.me/ct-workshop/
Contact: Agustín Santos