Thanks to everyone who helped make the Summer Workshop so successful!  We look forward to seeing all the great science lessons in action this fall!

Welcome to the Computer Supported Collaborative Science website.  CSCS is an effort by Cal State Northridge to support science teachers in the San Fernando Valley.  We conduct workshops for science teachers on Saturdays and a summer CSCS Institute.  Our current focus is on the use of cloud-computing tools like Google Docs to support data sharing and collaboration in science classrooms.


  • Dr. Castillo! Congratulations to Kelly Castillo! Kelly has been a long time CSCS leader has finished her doctorate in the CSUN Ed.D. program.  Her research on comparing two versions of CSCS ...
    Posted Jul 20, 2015, 6:34 PM by Brian Foley
  • CSUN Today Article on New Grant CSCSers will recognize the arguments we made to support our new project aimed at helping new teachers use CSCL (not just science anymore) in the classroom.CSUN Today
    Posted May 29, 2015, 10:31 AM by Brian Foley
  • CSCL talk for AGBU Slides from the talk on using computers in the classroom.Teaching in the Cloud - Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 5:06 PM by Brian Foley
  • Kelly Castillo wins CSUN research award CSCS Expert and EdD student Kelly Castillo was one of 10 winners in the 19th Annual CSUN Student Research Symposium. Her paper entitled "The impact of professional development on teacher ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2015, 4:41 PM by Brian Foley
  • CSUN wins a Grant for teacher training A proposal to include CSCS (and CSCL) in teacher training has been funded through the CSU New Generation of Educators program with funding from Bechtel Foundation.  CSU Press Release:"CSU ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2015, 12:23 PM by Brian Foley
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What is CSCS?

CSCS Media: 

Scene from CSCS PGLA Summer Institute 2013

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