Topic: computer science education week

Where to get your Hour of Code next week

Finding developers to fill job positions is still an ongoing problem in the industry. According to Code.org, there are currently 517,393 available computing jobs in the U.S. alone, with only 42,929 computer science students graduating in the last year. One of the major problems is that not enough kids are exposed to computer science at … continue reading

Hour of Code kicks off its third year

The third annual Computer Science Education Week (CSEW) kicks off this week, with an emphasis on bringing more women and minorities into programming. Code.org started CSEW in 2013, including the Hour of Code campaign, an initiative to get more talented and creative people interested in computer science in just one hour. Non-profits, schools and experts … continue reading

Tech world, White House and educators team up for Hour of Code

Today marks the start of Code.org’s second annual Computer Science Education Week, and with it another round of the Hour of Code campaign, this time with even higher goals. This year, President Obama kicked off the festivities with a speech, also taking on the title of “Coder-in-Chief” and becoming the first president to program a … continue reading

Who was on board for Computer Science Education Week?

Code.org breaks down how far its education-focused campaign reached … continue reading

Computer Science Education Week kicks off

Celebrities and companies are pushing people to pick up coding for themselves, starting with an Hour of Code … continue reading

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