Augustus Long Professor of Education,
Lynch School of Education and Human Development
Secondary appointment, Department of Computer Science
Affiliated faculty, Schiller Institute for Science and Society
Director, DevTech Research Group
Professor Bers has a presence in news and media outlets in both the US and abroad. To access them, click here.
Computational Thinking and Character Development for Kids. By Eric Bushnell. Lynch School of Education and Human Development, News & Videos, March 13th, 2023.
La Repregunta. Marina Umaschi Bers: “En los niños, el pensamiento computacional se puede desarrollar sin gastar en computadoras”. By Luciana Vázquez. La Nación, Opinión, March 19th, 2023.
Computer Science Education as Coding Playgrounds. By Siegel Family Endowment. Siegel Family Endowment, December 7th, 2022.
Teaching Human Values through Coding. By Elena Britos. Boston College Lynch School of Education and Human Development, October 11th, 2022.
Kids, coding, and computational thinking. By Phil Gloudemans. Boston College University Communications. September 27th, 2022.
Can Computer Coding Be Used to Teach Values? This Scholar Thinks So By Rick Hess. EducationWeek, April 13th, 2022.
How Coding Teaches Virtuous Skills Like Patience By Marina Bers. EdSurge, March 4th, 2022.
Limudei Code-Esh Enriches Jewish Learning at Pardes School By Michael Mino. David Lear Sulman Fund, January 7th, 2022.
‘Coding is the new literacy’: How STEM tools teach children programming skills TechForGood CNN, October 18th, 2021.
Bers: To Welcome Students Back to In-Person Learning, Build a Coding ‘Playground’ to Boost Their Academic & Social-Emotional Skills By Marina Umaschi Bers. The 74, June 7th, 2021.
The New Literacy: The Code generation By Matthew Cook. Wellthatsinteresting.tech, May 4th, 2021.
Training Teachers on Educational Technology, Now and for the Future. By Angela Nelson. TuftsNow, May 3rd, 2021.
Technological Tools for Playful Learning introduces coding to children. By Owen Bonk. The Tufts Daily, April 26, 2021.
For press dating 2020 and before, please visit the DevTech website.