Close your laptop. Handwriting could make you smarter.

PRI – Marc Sollinger “According to research by Pam Mueller, a psychology graduate student at Princeton University (and a big-time Jeopardy champion), you might have been better off leaving the computer at home. She helped conduct a series of experiments...

Will ‘Girly’ Tech Attract More Girls to Computer Programming?

Education Week – Benjamin Herold “Hoping to get more girls interested in coding and computer science, a New York City-based startup is giving a high-tech makeover to a traditionally feminine fashion accessory. Meet Jewelbots, the programmable friendship...

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...