A new video series, "Generation Beta," highlights efforts across the country to bridge the digital divide for minorities and women and encourage them to enter science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
All Blog Posts With computer science Tag or Category
March 19, 2014
March 01, 2014
The merits of certain state education mandates become lost when implementation goes awry and leaves educators in a bind.
February 03, 2014
An Alaska school district is piloting a program that allows virtual teachers to control robots that move around classrooms and interact with students.
January 10, 2014
A new study found that in some states, no girls, Blacks or Hispanics took the Advanced Placement computer science exam.
January 10, 2014
Few to no female or minority students take the Advanced Placement test in computer science, according to a new analysis.
December 12, 2013
A new brief reveals that women continue to lag in computing degrees and jobs.
November 13, 2013
The New York City education department took unprecedented steps to make high school data open to software developers, resulting in new apps for families.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
October 08, 2013
OpenEd, an online catalog of more than 250,000 web-based educational videos, games, and exercises aligned with some 3,300 Common Core State Standards, launches today.
August 21, 2013
A new report takes a close look at state systems for certifying computer science teachers, concluding that they are typified by 'confounding processes and illogical procedures.'