Julie Flapan, Director of the Computer Science Equity Project, argues that providing access to computer science in all high schools will help our students catch up while moving ahead.
Navigating nuance is key to improving computer science education
Julie Flapan, Director of the Computer Science Equity Project, advocates for computer science learning opportunities that feature a nuanced approach which examines the ethical implications on society and includes integration into other subjects in this commentary.
Computer Science Researchers Publish Graphic Novel, “Power On!”
UCLA Center X researchers Jean Ryoo and Jane Margolis along with artist Charis JB, have teamed up to produce “Power On!” a groundbreaking graphic novel that shines a bright and innovative light on the issues of representation and participation in computer science and technology.
Make good on California’s commitment to equity — fund computer science classrooms
Julie Flapan, Director of the CS Equity Project, co-wrote a commentary discussing how the state budget could address longstanding educational and career inequities that were magnified by remote learning in the pandemic.
Jean Ryoo Honored with AERA’s Jan Hawkins Award
Director of research for UCLA’s Computer Science Equity Project, Jean Ryoo, was recognized for her early career contributions to scholarship in humanistic research.
Introduction to Data Science Featured in USA Today Article About Teaching Math Differently
Jo Boaler and other math experts are recommending a new approach to teaching math.
College Futures Foundation to Support Data Science Instruction in LA Schools
A new grant and partnership between Center X and LAUSD will expand teachers’ skills and opportunities for students.
Op-Ed: Equitable CS Education Needed for Diversity in Tech
Julie Flapan, Director of the CS Equity Project, co-wrote an op-ed about the need for diversity in the technology field.
STEM-Rich Maker Learning
In March 2019, our team hosted Angela Calabrese Barton and Edna Tan at UCLA to share about their most recent book publication entitled STEM-Rich Maker Learning: Designing For Equity With Youth Of Color. If you missed the talk but want to learn more about their important work, check out this video!
Computer Science for All Stands on the Shoulders of Champions
Brenda Darden Wilkerson, President and CEO of AnitaB.org, shouts out the contribution of many of the community advocates and leaders who have helped lay the foundation and pave the way for the CSforAll movement.