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Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills | MindShift

Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills | MindShift | Science Is The Future | Scoop.it
If your local school system offers computer science courses, chances are those courses are electives that won't count toward core science or mathematics credi
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Why (And How) Students Can Get Excited About STEM - Edudemic

Why (And How) Students Can Get Excited About STEM - Edudemic | Science Is The Future | Scoop.it

There’s a lot of buzz out there about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM, for short) – not only in the realm of teaching and learning, but in terms of job growth and potential, too.

 

According to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (the makers of the handy infographic below), People who understand science and technology are smarter, more competitive, more productive, and more engaged global citizens!

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Why your 8-year-old should be coding

Why your 8-year-old should be coding | Science Is The Future | Scoop.it

“If you close your eyes and think about the world 10 years from now, it will be completely different.”

“Kids will have computing everywhere. Doctors will be using computing to make decisions. Jobs will require more technology. … The new jobs that will be created won’t be just programming jobs. But can you think about organizing data? Information and computation is coming to every field.”

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Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists | Budding Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

The following excerpt from Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists (TED Books, 2013) by Ainissa Ramirez—a science evangelist, material scientist and ...
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Are Stories the Key to Engaging Girls in Science?

Are Stories the Key to Engaging Girls in Science? | Science Is The Future | Scoop.it

Scientific American has offered yet another approach to reduce the gender gap in STEM education. As study after study shows that female students demonstrate a lack of interest in becoming scientists, programmers and engineers in their later life, failure to deal with the problem could be depriving the country of tremendous resource. After tracking 1,500 [...]

 

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