Beyond Pop Computing

Wednesday, March 8
4:00PM - 4:20PM
Austin Convention Center - Room 15

705752

Idit Harel
Globaloria - CEO & Founder

Summary

This session leverages Idit’s provocative article in Quartz (American Schools are Teaching our Kids How to Code All Wrong) that stirred a lively debate in the Computer Science Education community when published in June and was widely quoted in social media and publications internationally. As a leader of the #CSForAll movement, Dr. Idit Harel explores the ongoing debate about the merits and downfalls of schools using drag-and-drop apps vs. college-style courses or industry-standard engineering practices in CS education classes. While most CS programs Idit named “pop-computing” may introduce students to computing, are they really making students CS-literate? And with the EdTech market being.

Event Type:
Sessions
Format:
Future20
Track:
Cognition
Tags:
computer science computer science for all computer science education

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