Computer Science

  • New Online School Offers AI Courses for Ages 7–18

    A company has begun publishing online courses to help students learn about artificial intelligence. AI World School, launched by a company that produces robotics products for education, has developed a set of classes appropriate for three age ranges: 7 to 10, 11 to 13 and 14 and older.

  • LEGO Ed Intros New STEAM Sets for K–8

    LEGO Education has introduced new sets of LEGOs to help students in K-8 learn physical science. BricQ Motion allows students to explore concepts in forces and motion, using sports such as skiing, gymnastics and racing.

  • Google Launches Code Next Connect

    Google’s free computer science education program, Code Next, is adding a virtual component and expanding into more states. The launch of the virtual component of the program, called Code Next Connect, was announced as part of Google’s Computer Science Education Week activities.

  • Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

    Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Dominate in GitHub Student Survey

    Fledgling developers were more likely to contribute to open source coding projects this year than last and adopt Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ and PyCharm as their preferred integrated development environment, according to the latest GitHub "Classroom Report."

  • Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

    Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

    GitHub predicted that Python's popularity would continue since it "has applications across different domains, like data science," making it a "suitable choice" for teaching.

  • Amazon Opens Up Scholarship Applications for Future CS Engineers

    High school seniors who want to study computer science have until Feb. 18, 2021 to apply for one of 100 $40,000 scholarships being offered through Amazon's Future Engineer scholarship program.