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Project embeds computer science lessons in math instruction for K-5 students


February 2, 2016

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A two-year project funded by the National Science Foundation is laying the groundwork for meeting society's growing demand for citizens literate in computer science by integrating computing with elementary school mathematics--an approach that holds promise for democratizing access to computer science education and promoting diversity within the U.S. technology workforce.Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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