Taking a second look at the learn-to-code craze
Past efforts to teach American students computer skills haven't always helped workers get better-paying jobs. But spending on hardware and software for schools has certainly enriched tech companies.
After School Coding Clubs
Discovering After School Code Clubs and how to get the most out of them.
How to keep more girls in IT at schools if we’re to close the gender gap
Too many girls are missing out on learning IT and computer programming skills that could serve them well in the future economy.
This little-known pioneering educator put coding in the classroom
Seymour Papert's vision has helped computers become widespread in education today, and gave birth to the movement to teach children to program.
An education for the 21st century means teaching coding in schools
If we want students to be well prepared for the 21st century, then we should be teaching coding in school.
Coding classes should bring in everyone, not just children
The US and UK governments often mirror each other’s strategies when it comes to new education policies, and the recent introduction of coding into the school curriculum is no exception.