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.
I’m excited this weekend to receive the tell-tale blue bag on my doorstep — the New York Times, which will be bundled with the Sunday magazine’s Education Issue. Though I’ll probably read most of the articles online (I linked to the story about teaching with video games on Wednesday), the print issue’s a keeper. Here’s […]
I linked earlier today to a story in the New York Times about a recent report that found a group of students did “noticeably worse” in online classes than their in-classroom counterparts. According to the report, 312 university undergrads were divided into two groups: one online and one in classroom lectures. From the article: Hispanic […]