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May 21, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Four Funding Rounds and Maybe an IPO

Four ed-tech companies secured big venture capital deals, while one of the largest education publishers might go public this fall.

May 21, 2015

Coding Creativity: Winning #makewonder Student Coding Videos

On April 12th, my students threw down a challenge to the world: Create a video about coding and/or creativity and send it to us. They would then pick the top video and the winner would receive two new robotic friends that inspire us to code: Dash and Dot, courtesy of Wonder Workshop. The loved all the submissions so much and had a hard time narrowing it down... but ultimately they made a decision. Read on to see the winning student videos and my students' response!

May 14, 2015

Ed-Tech Startups Win Big Money at Education Business Plan Competition

A handful of ed-tech startups won $140,000 from the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition Wednesday.

May 08, 2015

Calif. Study: High-Minority High Schools Offer Little Computer Science

Computer science courses are often inaccessible for black, Hispanic, Native American, and low-income high school students in California, according to a new study.

April 17, 2015

Coding and Computer Science in School Libraries: Researcher Q&A

Given time and space to innovate, librarians can be instrumental in engaging students in using programming tools, researchers said.

April 17, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Three Ed-Tech Deals and a $1.5B Acquisition

Three ed-tech companies raised nearly $20 million and LinkedIn entered the education market with a $1.5 billion acquisition of lynda.com.

April 12, 2015

Robots, Yetis, and Monkeys: 3 Classroom Coding Resources You May Have Missed

As we dive deeper into the digital age, coding is becoming more and more prevalent in our schools. So how can we better prepare our students at a young age for this digital landscape? One strategy is to teach coding earlier, to everyone. Read on for 3 coding resources you may have missed and a chance to WIN some coding robots!

March 31, 2015

Inspiring Women Series: Kara Levy, Lead Engineer for Google Classroom

In this final post of the Inspiring Women Series, I chat with Kara Levy, a lead engineer at Google who is working on the Google Classroom project. As a female engineer working to transform education, she is the perfect voice to inspire and close out the series. Kara shares more about her work at Google, her inspiration to become an engineer and advice to young girls hoping to follow in her footsteps.

March 18, 2015

Inspiring Women Series: June Lin, Robot Whisperer

When I was little, I wanted to grow up and play with robots. June Lin of Wonder Workshop is living that dream. She helps design and develop the adorable robot duo Dash & Dot, who make coding tangible for the smallest learners. In this third interview of my Inspiring Women Series, June talks about her robot friends and her journey here.

February 26, 2015

Arkansas Gov. Directs High Schools to Offer Computer Science Classes

Arkansas schools will be required to offer computer-science classes in the 2015-16 academic year, under a new law.

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