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 dynamic duo behind ClassDojo, an app used for classroom behavior management, won the top prize — $75,000 — at the innovation challenge at Education Nation today. The young masterminds behind ClassDojo were one of three groups, including Kickboard and TruantToday, who were brought to New York to test their products and pitch it to […]