On July 12th, 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT Education Week Digital Directions Senior Writer Michelle R. Davis hosts a live chat about introducing computer coding to K-12 students as a way to teach math and higher-order thinking.
Kodable makes programming education inviting for students at a young age. This is important for diversifying the computer science area, because it gets students interested and thinking about computer science before society has an opportunity to tell them that programming isn't cool or for girls.
Hadi Partovi launches Code.org because he'd like to see all high schools offer computer science classes to prepare them for the growing cluster of job skills necessary today.
You know what they say – March comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb. While you’re waiting for that transition in your corner of the world, take a break from your basketball brackets and annual hunt for all the green things in your wardrobe to dive…
This is the fourth post in a series of ten on categories where I’m seeing strong edtech startup activity. We’ve looked at productive post-sec, informal learning, and credentialing. A specific subset and application of the trends discussed so far is the rush to coding. The rash of coding startups suggests that everyone wants to learn to write computer code.
One way to personalize learning is to create opportunities for young women to learn coding. It's a conversation I've seen on several blogs. In today's world, if you want to start a company or run a successful marketing, investing, media or any other kind of shop, you need people like this to strengthen and maintain your online presence and activity.