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.
By Andrew Miller “Embodied learning” is a new initiative in the field of interactive and game-based learning, in which learning content is combined with physical movement. Among one of the leading organizations in bringing this movement to the classroom is SMALLab, based in Los Angeles. The company has created activities — check out their different […]
Flickr: Vancouver Film School The potential of using video games for purposes other than entertainment is starting to be unleashed — not just by veteran scientists, but by young students. Cassee Cain and Ziyuan Liu, Seniors at Oak Ridge High School in Tennessee, recently won the top team prize — $100,000 — at the Siemens […]