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Kids from kindergarten to Grade 12 should take Computer Science

What we have been saying for years: Teach kindergarten kids computer science, technology council advises More details here and here.

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From the White House: Computer Science For All

Click the link, below, to learn about U.S. President Obama’s bold new initiative to empower a generation of American students with the computer science skills they need to thrive in a digital economy. (Article by Megan Smith.) https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/01/30/computer-science-all

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Computer Science Vital to a 21st Century Education: The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) hails the new “Every Student Succeeds” Law.

“ACM, the world’s leading computing society, today praised the enactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law as an important and historic step for K-12 education in the United States.  The new law recognizes that computer science is … Continue reading

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A is for Algorithm: Coding in Schools

“Digital technology is now so ubiquitous that many think a rounded education requires a grounding in this subject just as much as in biology, chemistry or physics. That is one reason that the pendulum is swinging back towards teaching coding. … Continue reading

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