Publications

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Through long-term partnerships with schools, districts, and community organizations, The Learning Partnership collaboratively engages in rigorous research that both informs solutions and contributes to educational theory. This section provides an archive of The Learning Partnership's publications. The publications can be filtered by partnership, research area, author, keyword, and type.

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Date

Broadening Participation in Computer Science by Helping Students Connect Computer Science to their Lives

This paper highlights that helping students make connections between CS and their lives increases students' perceptions of the value of CS, which in turn increases students' interest in pursuing CS.
Conference
Apr 2024

Exploring Districtwide Teacher Professional Learning Opportunities as Drivers of High-Quality, Culturally Responsive Science Instruction in Chicago Public Schools

This exploratory study investigates CPS' efforts to provide equitable and culturally responsive (CR) teaching through its first universal curriculum, Skyline. This research was completed as part of Naomi Blaushild's postdoctoral fellowship.
Conference
Apr 2024

Teacher Preparation and Student Participation in a GIS-Focused Computer Science Unit Impact Students’ Geospatial Thinking

This AERA paper describes the impact of GIS-based version of the ECS Unit 5 data unit on students' spatial reasoning.
Conference
Apr 2024

Exploration of Teachers’ Opinions and Feelings about the Lead Learner Instructional Model Implementation

This research details the thoughts and opinions of five teachers participating in the CODE.org Computer Science Discoveries (CSD) program and CSD’s use of the pedagogical Lead Learner model.
Conference
Apr 2024

Assessing Students’ Growth in Computer Science Knowledge: Applying Diagnostic Classification Modeling

This paper presents the results of the application of Cognitive Diagnostic Modeling to the ECS pre and post assessments.
Conference
Apr 2024

I Don’t Want to Be Part of This”: Shifting Career Aspirations among STEM Doctoral Students at a Hispanic-Serving University

This paper explores how STEM doctoral students at a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) are socialized into academic or non-academic careers.
Conference
Apr 2024

Evaluation of NGSS Practices Curricular Integration: How Many, How Much, and How Often?

This paper examines the integration of Next Generation Science Standards scientific practices into the Chicago Public Schools' district-wide Skyline science curriculum.
Conference
Mar 2024

Exploring Districtwide Teacher Professional Learning as Drivers of Culturally Responsive and Equitable Middle School Science Instruction in Chicago

This presentation investigates Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) efforts to provide equitable and culturally responsive (CR) teaching through its first universal curriculum, Skyline.
Conference
Mar 2024

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