LEGO Education has started shipping SPIKE Prime, a hands-on classroom robotics and coding system for middle school.
A college in New Jersey hosted 300-plus girls this week for an inaugural coding challenge. The New Jersey Institute of Technology invited in middle and high schoolers from 25 schools to participate in a first-ever coding-based competition. All are part of after-school "Girls Who Code" clubs.
The county is familiar with competitive robotics. One of its high schools teams was ranked as the fourth best in the world, based on its performance during the 2019 FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit.
Students today need to understand not only how to code online, but also how computer science and coding connect to the tangible objects in the world around them.
A company that produces chips for hardware used in blockchain and artificial intelligence applications has launched a mining farm in Texas and committed to teaching blockchain to local students.
A new practice by OER publisher OpenStax will help bridge the gap by aligning the contents of its textbooks with high school learning standards.
Microsoft’s latest Hour of Code tutorial is providing educators with resources to teach their students the basics of coding and how to prevent forest fires using Minecraft.
Mississippi State University is working to train more students for careers in computer science, cybersecurity and coding through a new Cybersecurity Education Hub.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced a new program to create 31,000 new computer science graduates over 20 years through funding programs with 11 universities across the state.
The robotics company has announced the commercial launch of RVR, a customizable robot that teaches students how to code.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced his Computer Science for All State Plan to help schools statewide create “advanced, high-quality” computer science programs.
The nonprofit Kapor Center is launching the Rising STEM Scholars Initiative to provide low income students and students of color opportunities to take AP courses in math, science and computer science.