Assessing Creativity in Computing Classrooms

Project Information

Project Area:

Area 1: Introduction to Inclusive Computer Science Education

Project Module:

Module 1-2: Introduction to Inclusive Practices in CS Ed (for Gen Ed Teachers)



Grade Level:


CSTA Teacher Standards:

  • 2a. Examine issues of equity in CS
  • 2b. Minimize threats to inclusion
  • 2c. Represent diverse perspectives
  • 2e. Use accessible instructional materials
  • 3b. Model continuous learning
  • 3c. Examine and counteract personal bias
  • 3d. Commit to the mission of CS for all students
  • 3e. Leverage community resources
  • 4c. Design inclusive learning experiences
  • 4b. Develop standards-aligned learning experiences
  • 4d. Build connections between CS and other disciplines
  • 4e. Plan projects that have personal meaning to students
  • 4f. Plan instruction to foster student understanding
  • 4g. Inform instruction through assessment
  • 5a. Use inquiry to facilitate student learning
  • 5b. Cultivate a positive classroom climate
  • 5d. Support student collaboration
  • 5e. Encourage student communication

Resource Type:



Assessment of CS Learning

A report on case study research related to how 80 teachers assessed computing in their classrooms. Practical ideas for formative assessment, scaffolding project work and sample assessments are included.