Computing in rural America: Developing K-8 coding pathways for Kentucky Appalachia
What are the technical (and cultural) challenges of bringing computational thinking to small-town school districts? The overwhelming majority of computing initiatives focus nearly exclusively on urban/suburban districts. This presentation shares the challenges/promises of such efforts in an area economically devastated by the departure of the coal industry.
Kentucky Appalachia, computational thinking, community cultural wealth, culturally responsive rural education