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An Outreach Program for High School CS Teachers Lenore Blum
 

Summary: CS4HS:
An Outreach Program for High School CS Teachers
Lenore Blum
Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University
lblum@cs.cmu.edu
Thomas J. Cortina
Department of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
tcortina@cs.cmu.edu
ABSTRACT
In this paper, we describe a pilot summer workshop (CS4HS) held
at Carnegie Mellon University in July 2006 for high school CS
teachers to provide compelling material that the teachers can use
in their classes to emphasize computational thinking and the many
possibilities of computer science. Diversity and broadening
participation was explicitly addressed throughout the workshop.
We focused on broadening the image of what CS is and who
computer scientists are since the reasons for under-
representation in the field are very much the same as the reasons

  

Source: Andrews, Peter B. - Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Collections: Mathematics