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Full Stack At Brown’s First Hackathon, Datathon, And CTF: Hack@Home

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by Charlotte Whatley and Emily Wu 

Full Stack at Brown (FSAB), Brown University’s software engineering club, hosted its very first virtual hackathon, Hack@Home, on October 9-12, 2020.

Hack@Home brought together over 300 high schoolers and college students over ...

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Kathi Fisler Will Discuss COVID And K-12 Data Science At The Futures Forum On Learning

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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education at a seldom-seen scale, affecting students and teachers around the world and triggering a learning crisis. In response, next week's Futures Forum on Learning (organized by Schmidt Futures) will ...

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Bootstrap Builds Capacity With A Siegel Family Endowment Gift

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"The Bootstrap curriculum stands out from the numerous computer science and computational thinking curricula that have cropped up in recent years," says Thea Charles, Head of Knowledge and Impact at Siegel Family Endowment (SFE), which is making a ...

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Kathi Fisler's OOPSLA Keynote Defends

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Last week, Professor Kathi Fisler of Brown CS was in Boston to give the November 8 keynote address for OOPSLA (ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages, and Applications). OOPSLA is one of ...

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Bootstrap Helps Schools Create Comprehensive K-12 Computer Science Pathways

Click the links that follow for more news about BootstrapKathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer

K-12 schools and districts planning to add computer science to their offerings face the challenge of creating sequences of classes out of many standalone curricular options, each targeting different contexts and content. Earlier this month, the National Math ...

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Tim Nelson Has Been Promoted To Assistant Professor (Research)

An unexamined life may or may not be worth living, but it's clear that Tim Nelson, who has just been promoted to Brown CS Assistant Professor (Research), isn't leading one. In an hour-long interview, his reflections on our field repeatedly evoke the challenges that almost all students face in their early days of ...

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A Grant From GM Helps Bootstrap Provide Data Science Training To Austin Teachers

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Thanks to a grant from General Motors, Bootstrap (a K-12 CS curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer of Brown CS) has begun training dozens of educators to teach the new ...

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Vint Cerf Sees Bootstrap As Part Of

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"People learn at different speeds and use different methods to reinforce what they are learning," writes Vinton G. Cerf in the latest issue of Communications of the ACM. Looking for pedagogy that breaks with tradition, the Internet pioneer ...

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Toymaker: A New Seven-Minute Animated Short From Brown CS

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Conduit, the annual Brown CS magazine.

It’s half past noon in CIT 368 on May 18, 2017. After fourteen years of Senior Lecturer Barbara Meier’s computer animation classes at Brown, after months of focused effort, we have something very new, a first ...

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Bootstrap Takes The Spotlight At A National Week Of Professional Development For K-12 Teachers

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July 16-21 is CSPdWeek, five days aimed at providing much-needed professional development for America's growing CS Educator Community, and Bootstrap (a CS literacy curriculum used worldwide that's directed by Kathi FislerShriram Krishnamurthi, and Emmanuel Schanzer ...