It’s estimated that only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in American public education by teaching kids computer programming basics. The push comes amid projections that there will be far more tech sector jobs than computer science graduates to fill them.
A New Culture of Learning
Tonight, listen to a live interview with John Seely Brown, the co-author of A New Culture of Learningon the Future of Education website, 8 p.m. ET. The book describes how learning has organically spread beyond the perimeter of schools, and enumerates the challenges that the education community faces in light of this huge cultural change. […]