Tags Coding & Gaming

GitHub launches 'Classroom Assistant' to streamline code grading

by Patience Wait • 2 months ago

By popular demand, the tool allows teachers to batch download hundreds of code repositories with a single click.

South Carolina launches its first free statewide coding platform

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The project, SC Codes, will offer beginner-to-advanced curriculum in coding for K-12 students and professionals considering a career change.

Blockchain is now a senior capstone course in North Carolina community colleges

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

The new course uses IBM's already freely available zero-to-blockchain curriculum, but will be taught by Wake Tech professors.

Microsoft to invest $1.5 millions in Computer Science Teachers Association

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

The investment will act as "seed money" for the K-12 association and will be distributed over three years, Microsoft officials said.

Ohio State, Apple expand initiative to create first 'Digital Flagship University'

by Ryan Johnston • 7 months ago

This fall, Apple will deploy iPads to all 10,700 first-year students. It follows a small but successful pilot this year that involved about 130 students.

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

by Chloe Kim • 7 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 • 7 months ago

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

Esports program a slam dunk at SUNY Canton

by Corinne Lestch • 7 months ago

A state-of-the-art arena outfitted with the latest video game technology is part of the State University of New York campus' plan to meet student interest.

YouTube accused of violating federal child privacy laws

by Mark Satter • 7 months ago

Nearly two dozen groups are requesting that the Federal Trade Commission investigate the Google unit.

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