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How to Get Started with Computer Science

How to Get Started with Computer Science

Newsroom Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a conference call about the “CSforAll Summit 2017,” held in St. Louis this October.  Featured on the call was a surprise speaker – former President Barack Obama – who discussed his “Computer Science for All”...
The Hearts of Texas

The Hearts of Texas

Newsroom On August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey made landfall near the Texas Gulf Coast. After moving through southeast Texas, it caused massive flooding and destruction. The days and weeks following Hurricane Harvey presented what seemed like overwhelming challenges for...
Moving Beyond Blocks

Moving Beyond Blocks

Newsroom Over the past several years, there has been tremendous growth in access to computer science instruction. This is largely due to the great work by the Scratch team at MIT and organizations like Code.org. They have made learning computer science principles easy...
Beyond Coding: Skills Needed to Be a Software Developer

Beyond Coding: Skills Needed to Be a Software Developer

Newsroom Many schools today are teaching students the foundations of coding and robot programming. This opens up a whole new world of opportunities for the tech-savvy student. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, software developer jobs are expected to...

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