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.
The app I mentioned last month, Motion Math is now available on iTunes, and has already been awarded the Children’s Technology Review’s Editor’s Choice Award for Excellence in Design with 4.5 stars. Here’s how it works: The game follows a star attempting to return to its home in a far-away galaxy by moving through different […]