Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bellevue, WA is celebrating Computer Science Education Week (December 9 to 15) by participating in the Hour of Code.
Dell has announced nearly $2.4 million in grants to 26 organizations across the country as part of its Powering the Possible for Communities Youth Learning Initiative and 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. The grants are intended to help close the learning gap for underserved youth.
Twenty-six teachers at Detroit Public Schools will have funding for science, technology, engineering and math projects thanks to $35,000 in grants.
STEM Central, as website housing more than 3,000 links to STEM-related resources, has upgraded its site to include tools that allow teachers to evaluate and rank resources and add their own links.
The University of California, San Diego's San Diego Supercomputer Center has partnered with local middle schools on a series of computer science workshops designed to get more female and minority students interested in computing.
An education futurist shares his favorite software and hardware to help teach the NGSS.
- By David D Thornburg
Charlottesville City Schools has opened the first in what is expected to be a string of lab schools that will put advanced manufacturing technologies in the hands of middle and high school students and serve as a training ground for science teachers.
Play-i, a new company recently launched by former Apple, Amazon, and Frog Design employees, has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Bo and Yana, two robots designed to be programmed by children as young as five years old.
Google's latest "Summer of Code" has ended, and Moodle users are among the big beneficiaries.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Jen Mozen, organizer of Girl Develop It Chicago and delivery principal at Table XI, offers up pro tips and free resources to help you spark and sustain a child's interest in programming inside and outside the classroom.