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Computer Education

These Kids Spent 8 Hours Coding And Broke A Guinness World Record

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology

July 30 was a big day for over 1,000 members of Boys and Girls Clubs in the Seattle area: They learned how to code, and they broke a Guinnes...

Computer Science in K-12 Classrooms Needs to Catch Up

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 10.02.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

It's estimated that in the next decade the number of computer science jobs in the U.S. will outnumber qualified people by 1 million. That's 1 million jobs for the taking that Americans will miss out on because of inadequate skill sets.

Screen Literacy for the Next Generation: How the Arts and Humanities Matter

Christine Henseler | Posted 09.03.2014 | Education
Christine Henseler

In my college classroom I often ask students about their technology habits and, to my surprise, I repeatedly find that this "tech generation" is not as active as we have come to believe.

How Khan Academy Is Changing The Rules Of Education

Wired | Clive Thompson | Posted 09.16.2011 | Education

"This," says Matthew Carpenter, "is my favorite exercise." I peer over his shoulder at his laptop screen to see the math problem the fifth grader is p...