6 Ways to Engage Young Learners in Computer Science
Elementary school students are curious and active, which means that teaching computer science to them can feel like an impossible task. We've compiled six tips to help you engage young learners and get them excited about coding and learning CS principles.
Skill Struck Closes $1.3 Million Investment Round to Make K–12 Computer Science Education Equitable
Angel investors chose to invest in Skill Struck because they saw the opportunity, not only for financial success, but also for social impact. Parker Gentry, founder and CEO of Skill Struck, said, “We are in a thriving industry, with an impactful product that is being brought to life by a dedicated team."
Bronx Thomas: Purchase with a Purpose
Bronx Thomas was born and raised in Provo, Utah. He is an entrepreneur who recently launched Equity Clothing, a clothing company that donates 20% of proceeds to charity and families in need. He is also a senior at Timpview High School.
Karen Rodriguez La Paz is an inspiring leader in the EdTech industry. Her primary goal? To transform the tech sector (and world) by making STEM more inclusive and equitable for underrepresented groups.
K–12 Computer Science, Simplified
Schools all over the world are putting more of an emphasis on CS education, but it can be incredible challenging to introduce a completely new subject into a school's curriculum. The task of creating an equitable and effective computer science curriculum can be daunting. This is where Skill Struck comes in.
5 Service Projects for Your Class (Remote Friendly)
This year is almost at an end and it's been a challenging one. That's why we want to end this year showing gratitude for the people who got us through it. We thought you might feel the same way, so we've compiled some ideas for service projects you can do with your class to end this year on a positive note.
5 Ways to Improve Equity in Computer Science
Every student should have the opportunity to learn how to code. Unfortunately, not all students are given equal access to a quality computer science education. Minority and marginalized groups need more exposure to STEM education, and we need more of their unique perspectives in the STEM industry. So, what can you do to make computer science education more equitable in your school or district?