Today we are celebrating 10 coding and computer science apps and 10 data and assessment resources.
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.
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.
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.
We had the opportunity to catch up with Jordan Lloyd Bookey to discuss how Google is participating in education reform by promoting innovation, education technology and computer science.
Computer-related technology is increasingly driving the US economy, yet computer science education is scant in most American elementary and secondary school classrooms and the number of introductory and Advanced Placement courses in computer science has actually declined in the last five years, according to a report released this fall.