How to Make Your CTE Clusters More Equitable
Career and Technical Education should incorporate a diverse curriculum that involves all types of learners and their needs. Regardless of physical characteristics or monetary capability, one thought-provoking school lesson with hands-on experience can help the students feel accepted and welcome.
5 Ways Coding Helps build Social Skills
The ability to work well with others is a prized and important aspect in pretty much every career field and in general life success. Learning to code is an effective way to help kids build those social skills.
Skill Struck Raises $2.8M Investment to Help K-12 Schools Adopt CS Education
In March 2022, Skill Struck closed 2.8 million dollars in new investment to help accelerate K-12 computer science access to students and educators across the United States. This round was led by Orchard Ventures, with participation from individuals such as Aaron Skonnard, Davis Smith, and Sterling Snow. See how Skill Struck plans to use this funding.
Giving High School Students Opportunities in Tech Through Skill Struck’s Internship Program
We’re so inspired by educators that take the initiative to build these programs, and we’ve heard incredible stories about how their students land IT jobs, start computer science degrees, and other tech-related initiatives after they complete high school. Read about how Skill Struck created an internship program to help kids prepare for careers.
How Coding Helps Kids Develop a Growth Mindset
People with a growth mindset look for ways to learn, grow, and improve themselves. Learn how students can start developing a growth mindset through coding courses.
The Importance of Engaging Kids in CTE from Kindergarten through 12th Grade
Most students are familiar with the jobs that are local and familiar to their community. However, exposing students to possibilities beyond the neighborhood is an important role in education. That is where career and technical education (CTE) programs come in.
Colleen King, Building Equitable CS Platforms For Educators and Students
We don’t speak enough about the amazing people behind Skill Struck’s platforms. Every person at Skill Struck has an incredible story of perspective, priority, and passion. In this blog, we highlight Colleen King–or as we like to call her, “Codelleen.”