Computer Science

  • 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.

  • Minecraft Gets Hub for Teaching Resources

    Minecraft Gets Hub for Teaching Resources

    Microsoft has compiled a hub of resources for helping teachers and families use Minecraft: Education Edition to teach students at home.

  • Students Get Online Minecraft Camp Opportunity

    Nonprofit Connected Camps has structured online summer camp programs. Almost all involve the use of Minecraft. This isn't the organization's first foray into online summer camps; more than 10,000 young people have participated in its programs over the last five years.

  • XPRIZE Announces Video Game Design Challenge for Students

    XPRIZE Announces Video Game Design Challenge for Students

    XPRIZE — the organization known for designing and managing major prize competitions to spur major technological advances — is launching XPRIZE Connect, a new program to get young people to pursue careers in STEM (and eventually become XPRIZE competitors themselves).

  • Major League Hacking, GitHub Seek 100 Coding Interns

    While many students have lost their internships for the summer over COVID-19 closures, a group of companies has come together to put coding students to work. Major League Hacking and GitHub have announced a remote internship program to support young developers by getting them involved with coding projects.

  • CoderZ Intros Elementary Grade Coding Course

    Education technology company CoderZ has introduced a new course for students in grades 2-5 to learn how to program.

  • College Board, Amazon Giving 4,000 Free Computers to AP CS Students

    The College Board has teamed up with Amazon Future Engineer to donate 4,000 laptop computers to students who want to access Advanced Placement Computer Science courses and can't because they lack a device at home to take the exams. Students receiving the donated laptops will get to keep them to support their educational journey beyond the COVID-19 outbreak.