"girls in STEM"

Missouri Gov. Parson calls special session to rework STEM bill

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The governor says he hopes to sign a new version of a bill that he vetoed earlier this summer to bring new opportunities to the state's K-12 students.

For early participants of Girls Who Code, the program's impact is indelible

by Chloe Kim • 8 months ago

Four women who took a summer course in 2014 describe how it grew their interest in STEM and computer science well beyond high school.

Code.org teams up with Kahoot to help demystify computer science

by Chloe Kim • 8 months ago

Computer science games created and curated by Code.org will soon be hosted on Kahoot's popular game-based learning platform.

Hands-on experience matters for maintaining girls' confidence in STEM subjects, study finds

by Chloe Kim • 9 months ago

Microsoft surveyed girls and young women about their experiences with developing and using science, technology, engineering and math skills.

In unprecedented move, third-party providers expand availability of AP computer science

by Ryan Johnston • 10 months ago

Participation in the introductory AP Computer Science Principles course has elevated the College Board's computer science efforts overall.

AP Computer Science sees big spike in participation

by Michelai Graham • 10 months ago

Girls and minorities especially have benefited from a new computer science course that appeals to more students, the College Board said.

Barbie's next big move? Teach 10 million kids to code

by Chloe Kim • 10 months ago

One of the many tools Mattel and Tynker hope to use is a Barbie-themed coding lesson that introduces various career paths.

ISTE and Code.org partner to advance computer science education

by Chloe Kim • 10 months ago

The partnership comes as ISTE prepares to update its computer science education standards.

States are making computer science a curriculum staple in 2018

by Ryan Johnston • 11 months ago

New York, Indiana and North Dakota have made announcements around computer science education in just the last few days.

Malala Fund to get Apple's help in expanding education for girls

by Michelai Graham • 11 months ago

Support for tech-based curriculum, research advancements will be among the company's contributions to Malala Yousafzai's nonprofit.

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