Curricula and articles for teachers
*Hansen, A., * Iveland, A., *Dwyer, H. Franklin, D. & Harlow, D. (in press). Programming science digital stories: Computer science and engineering design in the science classroom, Science and Children.
Kids Enjoying Learning Programming (KELP-CS) – Module 1. (Computer Science for Elementary School)
Goldberg, F., Robinson, S., Price, E., Harlow, D. B. and McKean, M. (2014). Learning Physics. Montezuma Publishing, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
Harlow, D., (2013). Engineering design thinking: A new goal for all children. Santa Barbara Independent, November 20, 2013, (link)
Harlow, D., & *Nilsen, K. (2011). Virtual Inquiry Experiences. Science and Children, 49(4), 42-45.
Computer Science and Engineering Education Research
Harlow, D., *Dwyer, H., *Hansen, A. K. *Hill, C., *Iveland, A., *Leak, A., Franklin, D., (2015). Computer programming in elementary and middle school: Connections across content. In M. Urban and D. Falvo (Eds.) Improving K-12 STEM educational outcomes through technological integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
*Dwyer, H., *Hill, C., *Killian, A., *Iveland, A., Franklin, D., Harlow, D., (2015). How students read block-based programs: Predictions, Visual Cues, and Affordances. To be presented at the International Computing Education (ICER) Conference.
Harlow, D., & *Leak, A., (in press) Points of coherence: Leveraging teaching strategies from multiple content areas to teach elementary school science. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education. March.
*Killian, A, *Dwyer, H., *Hill, C., *Iveland, A., Harlow, D., Franklin, D. (2015, June). Interactive design by children: A construct map for programming. Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI - Interactional Design for Children (IDC), Boston, MA. p. 267-270. doi: 10.1145/2771839.2771893
*Hill, C., *Dwyer, H., *Martinez, T., Harlow, D., Franklin, D., (in press) Floors and Flexibility: A block based programming environment for 4th-6th grade. ACM Special Interest Group Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) 2015 proceedings.
Franklin, D., *Hill, C., *Dwyer, H., *Killian, A., *Iveland, A., Harlow, D.., (in press) Getting started researching and teaching computer science in upper elementary school. ACM Special Interest Group Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) 2015 proceedings.
Harlow, D., & *Leak, A. (2014). Mapping the development of students’ ideas in order to understand learning in a collaborative programming environment, Computer Science Education. 24:2-3, 229-247, doi: 10.1080/08993408.2014.963360
*Dwyer, H., *Hill, C., *Carpenter, S., Harlow, D., & Franklin, D., (2014). Identifying Elementary Students’ Pre-Instructional Ability to Develop Algorithms and Step-by-step Instructions. ACM Special Interest Group Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), 2014 Proceedings, 511-516.
Science Education Research
Harlow, D. (2012). The excitement and wonder of teaching science: What pre-service teachers learn from facilitating family science nights. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 23, 199-220. doi: 10.1007/s10972-012-9264-5
Harlow, D. (2010). Structures and improvisation in inquiry-based instruction: a teacher’s adaptation of a model of magnetism activity. Science Education, 94 (1), 142-163. doi: 10.1002/sce.20348.