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.
Occupy Wall Street
Brandon McFarland/Turnstyle News By Robyn Gee, Turnstyle As thousands of people, including many teachers, took to the streets of Oakland, California last week to participate in the general strike, Kristen Burzynski used her eighth-grade science class time to talk to her students about the Occupy protests. She’s one of many educators seizing on the protests […]