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A Computer Academy in France Defies Conventional Wisdom

A Computer Academy in France Defies Conventional Wisdom | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
Internet mogul Xavier Niel believes his new college, called 42, will produce graduates who are more employable, but some educators criticize its nontraditional methods.
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Top 10 Ways of Recruiting High School Women into Your Computing Classes | National Center for Women & Information Technology

Top 10 Ways of Recruiting High School Women into Your Computing Classes | National Center for Women & Information Technology | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
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start in middle school

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President Clinton on computer science education

Former President Clinton discusses the importance of offering computer science in K-12 education and growing demand by employers for workers with computer sc...
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Mark Zuckerberg on helping others learn to code

In this "out-take" from the interviews for the Code.org short film, Mark Zuckerberg talks about his own experience helping a neighborhood kid get started lea...
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Hour Of Code Walkthrough

The Hour of Code is a massive campaign to introduce more than 10 million students to computer science by having them do an hour-long online tutorial between ...
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Computer Science Researchers at Texas A&M Design Video Game to Manage Stress

Computer Science Researchers at Texas A&M Design Video Game to Manage Stress | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
Read about how a Computer Science Researchers at Texas A&M is to Design a Video Game to Manage Stress.
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Learn to code

Learn to code | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
Codecademy is the easiest way to learn how to code. It's interactive, fun, and you can do it with your friends.
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How to Grab and Keep Girls’ Interest in Computer Coding

How to Grab and Keep Girls’ Interest in Computer Coding | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
There's growing and well-founded concern about the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math fields, particularly when it comes to women of color. Here are some ideas on what to do about it.
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Computer Science Education Act

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Members of Congress have introduced legislation that will remove barriers to computer science in K-12 classrooms nationwide. The Computer Science Education Act (CSEA) has been introduced in the US House of Representatives (HR 2536) and the Computer Science Education and Jobs Act was introduced in the US Senate (S 1407).

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What Most Schools Don't Teach

Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in in 90% of US schools. Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Ton...
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Code - The New Literacy

In China, every student learns computer programming. In the U.S., less than 5%. We can fix this. Visit http://code.org Starring Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, ...
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Grace Hopper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Grace Hopper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 - January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States Navy Rear Admiral. A pioneer in the field, she was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, and developed the first compiler for a computer programming language.

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Robot Turtles Board Game Introduces Kids to the World of Programming

Robot Turtles Board Game Introduces Kids to the World of Programming | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
Sometimes I see the kinds of toys being sold in stores today and I worry. Baby dolls with a diapered monkey pet, pole dancer dolls (apparently, these exist), shopping spree board games...
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What’s wrong with this picture?

What’s wrong with this picture? | Computer Science for Middle School | Scoop.it
The difference between the opportunity vs. today's reality is astounding.
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