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.
Pushing for fundamental changes in education, panelists at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation regional meeting yesterday talked about what classrooms of the future should look like. The panelists: Anne Campbell, San Mateo County Schools Superintendent; Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix; Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy; and Glenn Singleton, Executive Director of Pacific Educational […]