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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