Computer Science

  • codeSpark Acquired by BEGiN

    Ed tech company BEGiN has acquired codeSpark. BEGIN is the maker of HOMER, a STEM learning system (for students age 0 to 6) focused on math, SEL and critical thinking. codeSpark is the producer of codeSpark Academy, a learn-to-code tool for students age 4 to 10.

  • NVIDIA Joins with AI Pathways Program to Expand Access to AI and Robotics Education

    NVIDIA has entered into a three-year partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania (BGCWPA) to support the AI Pathways Institute, a program that exposes students to artificial intelligence and robotics education. The aim of the partnership, according to NVIDIA, is to expand access to the program β€œto more students, particularly those from underserved and underrepresented communities.”

  • Scholarship Fund to Cover Cost of AWS Testing

    A new initiative in Arizona will help disadvantaged students in high school and college take Amazon AWS certification exams.

  • Cybersecurity Education in NC Gets Funding Boost

    In order to accelerate education programs in cybersecurity, computer science, privacy and artificial intelligence, Cisco is donating more than $600,000 in both capital and resources to multiple institutions in North Carolina.

  • 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.