Congratulations to Matthias!

March 30, 2010 at 3:35 pm 1 comment

Matthias Felleisen, innovative educator and developer known for the TeachScheme approach, has won the 2009 ACM Karlstrom Award.

Matthias Felleisen, recipient of the Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award for his visionary and long-standing contributions to K-12 outreach programs. In 1995, he founded the TeachScheme! project, which has trained over 700 educators; he was also instrumental in setting up the Bootcamp afterschool programs for students in groups that are underrepresented in the computing field.  A Trustee Professor at Northeastern University, Felleisen contributed the innovative idea of a design recipe to the computing curriculum, a set of steps that helps students focus on problem solving and logical thinking instead of computer details. The Karlstrom Award recognizes educators who advanced new teaching methodologies; effected new curriculum development in Computer Science and Engineering; or contributed to ACM’s educational mission.

via ACM Awards Recognize Computer Scientists for Innovations that Have Real World Impact — Association for Computing Machinery.

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