Education news, analysis, and opinion about computer science curriculum & instruction, including coding, robotics, & artificial intelligence
Future of Work The Key to Getting Girls Interested in STEM Could Be Their Teacher
A majority of women surveyed said that a teacher had the greatest influence in their decision to pursue a career in technology.
Classroom Technology Why Computer Science Classes Should Double Down on AI and Data Science
AI and data science should be part of the focus for those working to expand computer science education, an expert says.
Future of Work Major American Companies to Schools: Expand Access to Computer Science
A letter signed by 500 corporate, nonprofit, and education leaders calls for states to improve access to computer science education.
Future of Work Want to Get Girls Interested in STEM Careers? Try Minecraft
Two teachers in Louisiana started an after-school club to get girls interested in STEM.
Early Childhood Get a Very Early Start on Teaching Coding Skills. Pilot Study Suggests Trying Robotic Toys
The study found that coding exercises enhanced the preschoolers’ problem-solving skills, creativity, and determination.
Science 4 Teaching Ideas Students Will Benefit From Now and as Adults
Problem solving and entrepreneurial thinking are being integrated into STEM instruction in very creative and relevant ways.
Science These 3 Latina Teachers Are Pushing the Boundaries of Computer Science Class
From California to Massachusetts to Puerto Rico, Latina educators are helping expand notions of what counts as "real" computer science.
Student Well-Being Opinion Can Computer Coding Be Used to Teach Values? This Scholar Thinks So
Professor Marina Umaschi Bers argues that schools can teach computer coding in ways that develop character and technical skills.
Curriculum Opinion Data Science Is the Future. Let's Start Teaching It
The subject needs to be part of rigorous math prep leading to college and careers, argues Freakonomics author Steven D. Levitt.
Science More Than Half of High Schools Now Offer Computer Science, But Inequities Persist
The percentage of high schools offering computer science courses increased from 35 percent to 51 percent in just three years, new report shows.
Science There Aren't Enough Computer Science Classes for All the Kids Who Want to Take Them
Black and Hispanic students, and those from low-income families, are less likely to have access to computer science courses.
Science Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About STEAM and Coding?
Quiz Yourself: How are schools infusing the arts into STEM education and how are students becoming interested in coding?