CBI Agenda (Increasing the Participation of Students with Disabilities in K-12 Computing 2016)

People go over the agenda.

Tuesday, February 2

3:30-4:00 pm Welcome

Introductions, housekeeping, AccessCSForAll >goals, objectives, activities, and resources
Richard Ladner, Andreas Stefik, Sheryl Burgstahler

4:00-4:15 pm Video: How Can We Include Students with Disabilities in Computing Courses?


4:15 – 5:30 pm Students with Disabilities in K-12 Education

  • Accommodations and Universal Design – Sheryl Burgstahler
  • The Quorum Programming Language – Andreas Stefik
  • Enhancing the Accessibility of Bootstrap – Emmanuel Schanzer
  • CSP and Students with Learning Disabilities – Sarah Wille
  • A Vocal User Interface for Scratch – Amber Wagner

5:30 – 6:15 pm Working Groups

Develop a plan to take concrete steps to increase the accessibility of your curriculum. Develop a plan for including information about disability in your PD. Work to develop resources for teachers and others.

Potential topics:

  • Accessibility in ECS
  • Accessibility in CSP
  • Training K-12 Teachers

6:15 – 6:30 pm Report Out from Working Groups

Evaluation of Day 1

6:30 – 7:30 pm Dinner and Working Group Discussion

What aspects of your curriculum might present accessibility challenges? What do you hope to focus on during tomorrow’s working group?

Wednesday, February 3

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast Discussion

What resources or tools would be helpful to you or to teachers in order to be prepared for students with disabilities in their courses?

9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome and Feedback from Day 1

Sheryl Burgstahler

9:15 – 11:00 am Working Groups


11:00 – 11:45 am Report Out From Working Groups


11:45 am – 12 pm AccessCSForAll Resources

Brianna Blaser

12 – 1 pm Lunch and Discussion

Continue discussion of working group topics
Final Evaluation