Coding & Cupcakes connects KC moms, daughters with programming Silicon Prairie News You might not find cupcakes at your typical user group meeting or hackathon, but at Kansas City Women in Technology's next event, the sweet treat will be the...
Computer literacy is fast becoming an essential skill for jobs in the future, making it imperative that public schools learn to teach all kids to code, or risk putting some at a disadvantage later in life.
Programs like Hack the Hood try to help young people in Oakland, Calif., find a gateway into the high-tech industry — and out of "dead-end" jobs. (just outside Silicon Valley, teens want to move from fast-food to high-tech jobs.
SDTimes.com SD Times news digest: July 21, 2014—The TiddlyBot coding robot,… SDTimes.com TiddlyBot, a programmable robot built on Raspberry Pi, allows kids to program and control while learning coding and problem solving skills.
TES Community connects teachers around the world to share classroom support, healthy debate and extra-curricular fun (Professor Paul Curzon unpacks computational thinking and how it will become a key skill from September #ComputingWeek
Now more opportunities than ever for coding school scholarships Omaha World-Herald Meanwhile, Shonna Dorsey, managing director of Interface Web School, is creating a Kickstarter-like site specifically for people looking to develop web and coding...
Telegraph.co.uk Google backs creative coding classes for children Telegraph.co.uk Google backs creative coding classes for children. Google is working with the Barbican and interactive artists to teach children how to code creatively.
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Technology in schools will no longer be micromanaged by Whitehall,” Gove said back in 2012. “By withdrawing the [current ICT] programme of study, we’re giving teachers freedom over what and how to teach.”
The new programme was drawn up by members of the British Computer Society (BCS) and the Royal Academy of Engineering, with a fresh emphasis on computer science, and specifically on coding and computational thinking. It’s a move that could redress years of neglect and close an urgent IT skills gap, but are schools ready to handle the change?