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Advice For CS Education from Science and Mathematics Education
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Advice For CS Education from Science and Mathematics Education

We have a lot to learn from standards efforts in science and mathematics education.

A Call to Action For Higher Education to Make AP CS Principles Work
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A Call to Action For Higher Education to Make AP CS Principles Work

The new Advanced Placement exam in CS Principles will be offered in May 2017. It's time to figure out what colleges and universities are going to do about it.

Thoughts on 'The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent' and a Call For Corporate Action
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Thoughts on 'The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent' and a Call For Corporate Action

In "The Frenzy About High-Tech Talent" in The New York Review of Books, Andrew Hacker questions if there is really an unfilled need for STEM graduates, and if there...

The Bottleneck in Increasing Accessibility to CS Education Is Producing Enough CS Teachers
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The Bottleneck in Increasing Accessibility to CS Education Is Producing Enough CS Teachers

The demand for CS teachers is growing. Now we have to figure out how to increase the supply.

A Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine Lego Set?
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A Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine Lego Set?

On LEGO's ideas site, a new set has been proposed that would let children build the Analytical Engine, and learn about the roles Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage...

Be It Resolved: Teaching Statements Must Embrace Active Learning and Eschew Lecture
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Be It Resolved: Teaching Statements Must Embrace Active Learning and Eschew Lecture

Let's encourage active learning by requiring it in teaching statements.

Top 10 Myths About Teaching Computer Science
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Top 10 Myths About Teaching Computer Science

Let's put some evidence behind those summertime faculty email list battles about CS teaching.

SF Reading For Computer Scientists: Summer 2015
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SF Reading For Computer Scientists: Summer 2015

Summer reading recommendations for computer scientists, courtesy of the SIGCSE 2015 Using Science Fiction in CS Courses BOF.

Improving Computing Education By Viewing Teaching as Community Property
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Improving Computing Education By Viewing Teaching as Community Property

Teaching about computing should be shared, not isolated behind closed doors. 

The Babble of Computing Education: Diverse Perspectives, Confusing Definitions
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The Babble of Computing Education: Diverse Perspectives, Confusing Definitions

 A wide range of differing definitions and diverse adoptions in computing education make it hard to understand and define

St. Petersburg National Research U­niversity ITMO Wins 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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St. Petersburg National Research U­niversity ITMO Wins 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals

ITMO becomes the first team to solve all 13 problems in the ACM-ICPC World Finals!

The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch and Engage from Home
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The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch and Engage from Home

A guide to following the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest from afar.

Day Two at the ACM-ICPC World Finals
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Day Two at the ACM-ICPC World Finals

A look at the second day of the ACM-ICPC World Finals in Morocco.

Greetings from Marrakech, Host of the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals
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Greetings from Marrakech, Host of the 2015 ACM-ICPC World Finals

A report from the 39th Annual IBM-Sponsored ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.

Learning About Parallel and Distributed Computing
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Learning About Parallel and Distributed Computing

Parallel and distributed computing are now in the core CS curriculum, and every CS program should be teaching their students about it. How can CS educators learn...

A Taste of CHI Interactivity in Seoul
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A Taste of CHI Interactivity in Seoul

Observations from CHI 2015, the first SIGCHI annual conference held in Asia.

Budget Beowulf Clusters
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Budget Beowulf Clusters

At SIGCSE 2015, five CS educators brought and live-demo'd the low-cost Beowulf clusters they had built for teaching parallel and distributed computing.

Providing On-Line CS Teacher Education, Designed For Teachers
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Providing On-Line CS Teacher Education, Designed For Teachers

Announcing a research-based resource for helping high school teachers to learn Python and CS Principles

Battling Bias
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Battling Bias

A regional Grace Hopper Celebration event this week focused on "advancing a gender diverse technology workforce in New York."

And That's a Wrap: SIGCSE 2015 Ends
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And That's a Wrap: SIGCSE 2015 Ends

The third and final day of the 46th annual ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education concluded with more technical information and a very informative...
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