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Kenwood Elementary School in Champaign Unit 4 School District

Digital Literacy for All Learners: An initiative of the Center for Digital Inclusion at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and funded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Digital Literacy for All Learners project serves to foster digital literacy skills and computational thinking for all learners, with special focus on families from low socio-economic status households.

Collaborative Computing Observation Instrument (C-COI): The Collaborative Computing Observation Instrument was developed by the CTRL-Shift research team under the direction of Dr. Maya Israel. It tracks student interactions as they work on computing tasks. It is used in concert with a Screencastify video captures of a students laptop screen as they work.

Collaborative Discussion Framework: The Collaborative Discussion Framework is used at Kenwood Elementary School and was written by Minsoo Park and Todd Lash as part of their work in Computational Thinking in K-5.

Computational Thinking Flowchart: This flowchart, used in tandem with the Collaborative Computing Observation Instrument, helps us categorize peer interactions for research purposes.

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