Amazon is committing $50 million to computer science education in the United States with new programs supporting high school and early undergraduate students, including financial aid to help schools bring AP CS courses to their students.
Researchers at Cornell University are working on software that will help math teachers understand what their students were thinking that led them to finding incorrect answers.
Nintendo plans to release the highly anticipated Labo for Switch gaming systems April 20. Today at an event in San Francisco, the company revealed a unique component that adds a new dimension of invention and node-based coding to the mixed-reality system — Toy-Con Garage.
A recent computer science addition to the College Board's Advanced Placement course offerings has seen wild success decades after the non-profit originally introduced the subject in its college-level high school offerings.
The Mississippi Department of Education has committed to implementing a computer science curriculum in all schools by 2024.
Texas Instruments this week took the wraps off a new robotics system and curriculum aimed at university-level engineering students.
Based on design-thinking principles, the new curriculum includes student notebooks with activities aligned to CSTA, ISTE-S, Common Core and Next Generation Science standards.
Students from two school districts in Tennessee — Knox County and Oak Ridge City Schools — have teamed up to break the world record for the largest computer programming lesson.
The city of Chicago wants to introduce its students to coding by expanding its use of Apple's "Everyone Can Code" program in K-12 and community colleges.
The educational work involves more than the use of computational time and storage. Projects can also include in-class, interactive exercises and assignments, workshops, longer "institutes," semester courses and support of internships and fellowships.
The University of California, Davis C-STEM Center has updated its free STEM platform for grades K-14. Version 4 of the C-STEM Studio software suite includes new and updated curriculum and programs for Lego Mindstorms, Barobo Linkbots, Raspberry Pi computers and Arduino control boards.
Maryland has ramped up efforts to get more students trained in computer science subjects with several new initiatives, including the first "Governor's Club Challenge," intended to draw more girls into coding, and assigning a task force to figure out what pathways are needed between education and open jobs in the state.