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5 Steps to Implementing a Computer Science Program at Your School

With the announcement of President Obama’s Computer Science for All Initiative, policy makers are calling on education decision makers, around the country, to take action to empower ALL students with the necessary computer skills they’ll NEED to succeed.In fact, over $4 billion in funding will be available for states and $100 million for school districts to make computer science programs …

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Mobile App Development in the Classroom Can Boost Student Engagement Leading to Improved Testing Outcome

Does technology in the classroom really boost student testing outcomes? The jury is still out on this, but what has been proven is that the use of technology in the classroom does increase student engagement. Higher student engagement, does have a positive correlation with higher overall testing outcomes. For decades now, school districts and teachers alike have looked for innovative …

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Teaching Students How to Build Mobile Apps from the Top-Down

Computer programming, coding, mobile app development – oh my! Nowadays, you’d think you’d need an engineering degree just to decipher what these terms really mean, right? Like with any other verbal language, learning how to program or code is a process, often tackled from the bottom-up. Traditional methods of coding often introduce the basics first, let’s call them the “ABCs …