Michael E. Papka

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Argonne coding campers, class of 2015

codingcampIn July, I participated in Argonne’s first summer coding camp, a computer science education opportunity attended by 42 local high school students and organized in partnership with the DuPage County chapter of the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO).

A small team of Argonne computer scientists designed and taught the four-day programming curriculum, which could serve as a future model for teacher training and classroom implementation. It’s the start of good things to come in this important outreach area.

Read the article here.