It’s time for every student to learn to code

E-School News – Alice Steinglass “Recently, there has been a lot of discussion around the importance of coding in the K-12 classroom. Should it be compulsory for all students? An elective? Reserved for those students considering a computer science major in...

Towards More Women in Technology

The Huffington Post – Suren Ramasubbu “Even though 57 % of the American professional workforce has comprised women in 2013, in a ratio that in-fact skews the optimum 1:1 evolutionary ratio in favor of the ladies, women accounted for only 26 percent of the...

Group seeks to help girls learn computer language

The Times-Tribune – KATHLEEN BOLUS ” The girls meeting in the dimly lit University of Scranton computer lab aren’t trying to hack into secret files or “break the Internet.” The only thing the members of the Scranton chapter of Girls Who Code are hoping to...

Common Core Tests Require Digital, Computer Literacy Skills

Education News – Kristin Decarr “As computer skills become increasing necessity in the workforce, there has been a call for greater digital and computer literacy in schools and the inclusion of such skills in both curriculum and testing. Exams linked to...

Moving Smarter

News Herald – Juliann Talkington Although a healthy diet and adequate sleep help prepare a child for a day of learning, experts now believe exercise is critical for academic success.   According to Dr. John Ratey, Harvard University MD and Clinical...