Computational Thinking

Spotlight on the 2022 CME Summer Research Fellows

By Steven McGee /

The Learning Partnership hosted six summer research fellows, funded by CME, to evaluate the impact of the CPS CS graduation requirement on CS education in CPS. The fellows share their reflections in this spotlight.

Read More

Partner Spotlight: Q&A with Lucia Dettori

By Claire Cronin /

In honor if International Women’s Day, Claire Cronin sat down with Lucia Dettori to talk about her life experiences, from growing up in Italy to being at the forefront of the Computer Science For All initiative in Chicago.

Read More
Student wearing hood types on MacBook Air

Moving from Digital Apartheid toward Abolitionist Futures in Computer Science: A Broadening Participation and Success Story from Chicago Public Schools

By Phillip A. Boda /

In honor of Black History Month, Phillip Boda reflects on the history of black students’ access to computer science coursework and the impact of CPS’ CS4All movement on increasing access and success.

Read More
Man smiling outside in winter

Partner Spotlight: Q&A with Don Yanek

By Claire Cronin /

In honor of National Mentoring month, we are spotlighting Don Yanek who is a computer science instructional coach for the Chicago Public Schools. Don shares his experiences of coaching and mentoring fellow computer science educators.

Read More

The Learning Partnership and CAFÉCS celebrate CPS

By Steven McGee /

In honor of CS Ed Week, we celebrate the success of CPS in bringing computer science to all students in the district. We highlight The Learning Partnership’s research that supports the effort.

Read More

Create a Coquí Data Story

By Rachel Schwartz /

Learn how a beloved species of frog in the rainforests of Puerto Rico is threatened by natural disasters such as hurricanes.

Read More