Topic: cse

Computing leaders team up on K-12 computer science framework

A new initiative is looking to make computer science a core part of K-12 education. The Computer Science Teachers Association, the Association for Computing Machinery, and Code.org are teaming up to create a new framework that defines the appropriate scope and sequence for K-12 computer science. “Computer science is a literacy: a set of essential … continue reading

Google Code-in competition, Android OTA updates, and IBM Swift Sandbox—SD Times news digest: Dec. 8, 2015

Google wants students to go beyond an Hour of Code. The company has announced the Google Code-in competition, a seven-week competition where students work on real software projects and get help from mentors. Students can browse from hundreds of tasks from 14 open-source organizations ranging from healthcare, desktop and portable computing, to game development, and … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Open Source Society University

Want to expand or refresh your computer science knowledge, but don’t want to pay or go back to school for it? Become a self-taught computer scientist with the Open Source Society (OSS) University’s “path to free self-taught education.” “This is a solid path for those of you who want to complete a Computer Science course … continue reading

Code Studio reaches a milestone, CodeNow in a Box, and Google Cloud Trace—SD Times news digest: Jan. 9, 2015

Code.org has revealed a milestone with its computer-science learning platform, Code Studio. The organization announced that more than 1 million girls, along with 1 million African-American and Hispanic students, have enrolled in Code.org’s computer-science education program. “We all know tech has a diversity problem. The problem in computer-science education is even worse. To work to … continue reading

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