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An Hour of Code

An Hour of Code

Next week is Computer Science Education Week, and to celebrate many are participating in an Hour of Code. The focus is to identify how computers and code is almost everywhere from the obvious mobile devices to your toaster and microwave and to “demystify” code. Some one needs to create these devices and develop code.  yet computer science is not taught in many schools. The hour of code has activities for student as young as 6 and even activities that do not…

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Is There a Lack of Computer Science in High School?

Is There a Lack of Computer Science in High School?

My son is a sophomore in high school and we are beginning to look at his post-high school   life.  He goes to a terrific high school.  My daughter also attended the same school and was well prepared for her college experience.  She often remarks on how much better prepared she was then her fellow freshman.  I am very please with the choice of high school for my children. My son’s passions are computers, math and gaming (computer, cards, board).  So…

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