Presentations

  • Weber, S., Quinn, B., & Israel, M. (2017, May). EngageCSEdu discussion circles: Exploring the intersection between EngageCSEdu engagement practices and Universal Design for Learning. National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) National Meeting, Tucson, AZ. 
  • Youngpradit, P., Twarek, B., Rosato, J., Israel, M., & Sahami, M. (2017, May). Understanding the K-12 CS Framework. Panel presentation at InfoSys CrossRoads, San Francisco, CA. 
  • Israel, M. (2016, July). Teaching computer science to K-8 students at risk for academic failure: Research findings and implications for practice. Distinguished lecture at the Lynne and William Frankel Center for Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.
  • Israel, M., Chung, M. Y., Wherfel, Q., & Shehab, S. (2017, April). Including students with disabilities in CS for All: Research findings and implications for practice. American Educational Research Association national meeting. San Antonio, TX. 
  • Israel, M., Wherfel, Q., & Pokimica, J. (2017, April). Classroom lessons to learning trajectories: Mathematics + computational thinking. American Educational Research Association national meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Israel, M., Lash, T., & Reese, G. (2017, March). Emerging learning progressions in K-5 integrated mathematics and computer science lesson plans. 48th Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education national conference (SIGCSE), Seattle, WA.
  • Israel, M. (2016, July). Teaching computer science to K-8 students at risk for academic failure: Research findings and implications for practice. Lynn and William Frankel Center for Computer Science, Distinguished Lecture Series, Department of Computer Science, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.
  • Israel, M., Wherfel, Q., Shehab, S., Metzger, A., Chung, M., Snodgrass, M. & Ramos, E. (2015, December). Engaging academically diverse learners in computer programming and computational thinking instruction. MSTE Friday Lunch. Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EG5bSL5JLtc&feature=youtu.be. MSTE Friday lunch slides Oct 2015
  • Israel, M. & Wherfel, Q. (2015, November).Computational thinking and students with disabilities Presentation at the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Meeting, Tempe, AZ.
  • Israel, M., Shehab, S., Wherfel, Q., & Reese, G. (2015, August). August 2015 presentation on Computational thinking research overview. Presentation at Kenwood Elementary School, Champaign Unit 4 School District.
  • Reese, R., Maa, W., & Israel, M. (2015, July). Elementary Tools for Computational Thinking. ISTE 2015 (Philadelphia, PA).
  • Apone, K. Bers, M., Brennen, K., Franklin, D., Israel, M., & Youngpradit, P. (2015, March). Bringing grades K-5 to the mainstream computer science education. Panel presentation at the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education National Conference (SIGCSE), Kansas City, MO.
  • Israel, M.,& Marino, M. (2015, May). Using technology to support Content Learning for Students with Disabilities.Webinar presentation for the CEEDAR Center at the University of Florida.
  • Wiegand, J., Lash, T., Nadrozny, T., Reese, G., Israel, M., Lee, K., Wolske, M., & Bonnet, L. (2014, December). U4I Innovate: Meeting the needs of schools and community. UIUC Chancellor’s Micro Urban Transformational Leadership Summit, University of Illinois, Urbana, Champaign.
  • Israel, M., Pearson, J., Wherfel, Q., & Faust, T. (2014, November). Helping students with disabilities learn computer programming and computational thinking. Presentation at the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Pitcher, J., Lash, T. Park, M. (2014, October). Kenwood Kennovation: An Elementary School Community Promoting Collaboration, Creativity, Computational Thinking, and Computer Science. Presentation at the MSTE Friday Lunch Symposium.

Papers