Computer Science

  • How We Ran a Student Hackathon Online

    This education provider that teaches students to code ran its first hackathon virtually and drew more than a hundred young participants in a two-day event.

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    LEGO Education Releases Middle School Lessons and Teacher Guides

    LEGO Education is priming to help teachers in the new school year with initiatives intended to serve learning, whether it takes place in person or remotely. New programs include STEM lessons that include physical movement; downloadable teacher and parent guides; and a new online teacher community. Although the resources are all available at no cost, some may require access to LEGO or other products that aren't free.

  • Arcadia U Online 'Semester of Code' Program to Train Students in Job-Ready Tech Skills

    Arcadia University is partnering with ed tech company 2U to launch an online Semester of Code program that will provide credit-bearing, market-relevant coding experiences for undergraduate students across the United States.

  • CoderZ Intros Python Course for Middle and High School Students

    CoderZ Intros Python Course for Middle and High School Students

    Education technology company CoderZ has added a new programming course to its suite of coding and robotics products. Python Gym is intended to help students in grades 7-12 gain a basic understanding of object-oriented programming by working on Python programs.

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    Apple HBCU Coding Program Adds 10 Colleges

    Apple recently said it would be adding 10 more historically Black colleges and universities to a program that aims to make HBCUs "learn-to-code hubs" for students.

  • San José State U Launching Tech Bootcamps on Coding and Cyber Security

    San José State University is partnering with Fullstack Academy to create two new Tech Bootcamp programs focused on coding and cyber security.

  • Trilogy Delivers High School Coding Bootcamps

    2U's bootcamp division, Trilogy Education Services, has entered the business of high school coding with two online summer camps. Those are being offered by Columbia University Engineering and the University of Pennsylvania College of Liberal and Professional Studies.

  • Dallas ISD Gets Elementary CS Ed via Amazon

    Dallas Independent School District will be delivering computer science professional development to teachers in all of its elementary schools, thanks to an arrangement with Amazon.

  • Free Class Teaches Python Data Wrangling

    Students who have some familiarity with Python can attend a free four-day course in July on the use of data manipulation with Python. The "Data Wrangling with Python Bootcamp" is being taught by an instructor from Data Society, a company that does corporate data science training, and hosted by Skillsoft, which maintains a learning platform.

  • Dallas ISD Gets Elementary CS Education via Amazon

    Dallas Independent School District will be delivering computer science professional development to teachers in all of its elementary schools, thanks to an arrangement with Amazon.

  • CTE School Offers Free Summer Online Esports Camp

    An online public high school is planning for a free summer camp that delivers coding lessons in the morning for students and then runs esports lessons in the afternoon for those same students.

  • Dash Robot Gets Virtual World

    Wonder Workshop, the education technology company that introduced Dash and Dot to classrooms, has developed a virtual world with a virtual robot for student access in remote classes.