Code.org Launches U.S. Teacher Training Program In Districts With Highest Diversity | TechCrunch

“Code.org’s Code Studio will be training teachers in 60 different school districts in the U.S., including the 7 largest school districts with the highest diversity in the country. The New York City Department of Education, the Los Angeles Unified School District and Chicago Public Schools are districts that account for some of the lowest-income and highest…

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Is There a Right and Wrong Way to Promote Diversity in Computer Science?

Diversity in computer science education and tech in general is a well-known problem; one that many people and organizations are trying to solve. It’s ironic that, in the same week, two extremely different tactics around this problem made news: One for successfully and creatively encouraging girls to code and the other for perpetuating stereotypes and telling…

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Coding Isn’t Just For Math & Science Classes

Last month T4A.org co-hosted an online TechTable with the Reinventors Network on how to reinvent our education system for a more digital future (full recap here). The panel was in agreement that changes needed to be made to curriculum and school infrastructure, but what was less clear was what those changes should be. One question…

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Information that Really Matters

In the midst of election season, we are bombarded with articles predicting who will win which seat and why.  They include statistics, pictures, and even maps to educate and excite the reader about what’s happening in the political world.  For educational purposes, these articles are great. They present the information in a format that is…

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