S6 E7 · The K12 Engineering Education Podcast
Aiming for Equity in K-12 Computer Science, with Rosemary Kamei
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The Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) is a nonprofit running several programs in K-12 STEM education, including its Computer Science Institute for middle and high school teachers. Rosemary Kamei is the Chief Development and Innovation Officer of SVEF, and she talks about why SVEF piloted its CS Institute a few years ago and how it has been going through the pandemic. She talks about how it aims to promote equity in CS education, across the digital divide and accounting for socioeconomics, race, and gender in the Silicon Valley community. Related to this episode: • SVEF: https://www.svefoundation.org/ • SVEF CS Institute: https://www.svefoundation.org/computer-science • California State Board of Education Content Standards for Computer Science Education: https://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/computerscicontentstds.asp • Elevate Math at SVEF: https://www.svefoundation.org/elevate-math • CS for CA: https://csforca.org/ • SVEF Digital Equity: https://www.svefoundation.org/digitalequity Subscribe and find more podcast information at: http://www.k12engineering.net. Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pioslabs. You’ll also be supporting projects like the Engineer’s Guide to Improv and Art Games, The Calculator Gator, or Chordinates! Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible. The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs: http://www.pioslabs.com.