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 appetite for innovation is growing, and all of these practices we’ve been talking about for the last 10 years are becoming new models for schools.” – Milton Chen, author of Education Nation and senior fellow and executive director, emeritus at The George Lucas Educational Foundation at last night’s TedxSFED kick-off event. Check out the […]
Education advocates and innovators are gathering tomorrow evening, Wednesday, Jan. 19 at the TEDxSFED kick-off event in San Francisco. It’s the first in a series of talks and gatherings about innovations in education that lead up to the main event on April 9. TEDxSFED will showcase a mosaic of learning paradigms with speakers who are […]