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.
Project NOAH By Audrey Watters Citizen science expands scientific inquiry and research from academics, researchers, and clinicians to include volunteers “outside the lab,” if you will, many of whom do not have formal scientific training. Volunteers — individuals and large networks of people — aid scientific projects through observations, calculations, and other support efforts. Here’s […]
Joel Klein believes they could, according to a New York Post article. The former New York City Schools Chancellor, under whose leadership the School of One project was launched, now works for News Corp., which owns The Post. From the article: Klein was hesitant to delve into details about his new endeavors, but he said […]