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.
A personal shout-out to Ruby Williams, English teacher extraordinaire! Every year, the day after Thanksgiving is designated as The National Day of Listening. On this day, the public is encouraged to share their personal stories through different media. It’s part of StoryCorps, an online oral history project that’s broadcast weekly on NPR’s Morning Edition. This […]