Computer Science

  • 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.

  • 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).