Technology in School

CODING

Updates on teaching and learning around coding and programming.


Online Coding School Offers Scholarship to Boost Female Enrollment
WOMEN TAKE TECH: The beauty product subscription service Birchbox and coding academy Flatiron School are joining forces to prepare and fund the next generation of female coders. The initiative, called Women Take Tech, is dedicating $100,000 in scholarship for women pursuing software engineering...
Google, Gallup Research Diversity Gaps in Computer Science
CS IS NOT FOR ALL: Google and Gallup have partnered to research diversity gaps in computer science, specifically looking at underrepresented girls, blacks and Hispanics. On Tuesday, findings showed black and Hispanic students are likelier (1.5 and 1.7 times) than white students to be very interesting in learning computer science...
Girls Who Code Launches Community-Building App for Young Female Coders
HEY GIRL: National nonprofit Girls Who Code has launched its Girls Who Code Loop app, a community for female coders to meet and get to know each other. Available on iOS and Android for free, the aps includes announcements college, jobs and internships related to coding, as well as a space for users to comment and ask questions of each other...