California's Journey to CS Education Equity through the Numbers and the Narratives
This webinar examines our progress on the journey towards equity in access to computer science education in California through data and a conversation between a CS teacher and her student. Watch the full webinar below, and find out the answer to the question we're all asking: 'Are We There Yet?'
Watch the Webinar Recording below:
Key Takeaways from the Webinar
While enrollment in computer science courses in California has significantly increased, the disparities in access cannot be overlooked.
California needs to continue investing in quality CS teachers; when teachers show personal interest in a student's success, students are more likely to care about the subject matter.
In order to engage students who are traditionally underrepresented in computer science, they have to be able to see themselves modeled in CS by teachers and professionals.
In addition to CSforCA's Allison Scott and Julie Flapan speaking, the webinar also features:
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