All students should be exposed to computer science, but state and local policies, economics, and geography cause some students to be left out of this experience.
Education companies don’t spend enough time trying to understand the problems they’re attempting to help schools solve, says the former Palm Beach County, Fla., superintendent.
Computer Science includes programming and coding and also includes lots of other concepts such as computational thinking.
Good news for parents concerned about kids getting too much screen time: It’s possible to teach computer science concepts to very young kids without using computers at all.
The rise of artificial intelligence and its application to education means educators and startups needs to rethink how it can be applied in the classroom.
Access to high-quality science, technology, engineering and math programs, like coding, from a young age will improve female participation in the technology field.
Adaptive learning and instructional design company Smart Sparrow raised $4 million, and Bomberbot, a coding platform for children based in the Netherlands and Finland, raised money in a funding round led by a Dutch investment firm.
A large audience of educators and ed-tech providers heard author Christopher Emdin ask them whether they view education as the civil rights issue of our time.
From virtual and augmented reality to coding, companies exhibited their latest ed-tech offerings at a conference that drew nearly 10,000 educators and exhibitors to Orlando.
Over the years, LearnLaunch’s Across Boundaries conference has engendered conversations on everything from STEM learning to augmented reality. The 2017 conference in Boston is coming up.