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.
Last week, I highlighted Mashable’s best back-to-school apps. Today, I call attention to their 15 Essential Back-to-School Podcasts. Among the most notable: – NPR’s Planet Money. “Planet Money’s success lies in how it tackles complex subjects with great storytelling. A financial instrument like a Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO) may sound impossibly boring, but Planet Money […]