Tag Archives: computer science

Beyond Pythagoras

The impact of Computer Science on STEM retention and student development. GUEST COLUMN | by George K. Thiruvathukal As an educator, I am frequently asked about the role of computer science and STEM. Although computer science subject matter can serve … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jelly

Finding the simple basics of a field with the power to change lives. GUEST COLUMN | by Karen Panetta In computer science class, students learn how to think in a structured and logical manner. This allows them to break down … Continue reading

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In the Company of Makers

A pioneering computer scientist inspires next-gen engineers with hands-on learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Susie Armstrong The increasing need in the U.S. to have more people prepared for STEM careers is alarming. The economy is producing more high skilled jobs … Continue reading

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About Those $100,000 Jobs

To get students engaged in Computer Science, one teacher says, make learning to code as easy as playing a game. GUEST COLUMN | By Matt Mueller Teaching students how to code software is one of the most valuable skills a school can … Continue reading

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Idit Harel’s Global Vision for A New Generation

Notes from the self-described ‘wounded education disruptor with a missionary zeal’. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero An accomplished tech entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of Globaloria, Idit Harel, is an award-winning author, thought leader, and innovator in educational technology. She … Continue reading

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Software Engineering Landscape 2016

A founder takes a wide view mentoring diverse developers around the world. GUEST COLUMN | by Weiting Liu The software engineering industry has been booming, with a growing number of jobs available each year. Software, game, app, web developers and … Continue reading

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Training Tomorrow’s Leaders

It’s not that they’re not interested in STEM jobs, it’s that they’re not educated in them. GUEST COLUMN | by Holly Benson The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that, from 2014 to 2024, computer and information technology jobs will grow … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | NAO V5 Evolution

NAO is possibly the most widely-used humanoid robot in the world for Research and Education. RobotsLAB brings NAO, the cutting-edge robotics technology to all academic institution and companies interested in doing research with a robot, or teaching STEM related topics. It’s a state-of-the-art robotics technology … Continue reading

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Why I’m Building Make School

A co-founder of an innovative university replacement for computer science tells all. GUEST COLUMN | by Ashu Desai I built my first iPhone app in high school, a game called Helicopter, which sold 50,000 copies. Building and shipping a real … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the x86 Box

New Tools for Computer Engineering and Computer Science GUEST COLUMN | By Bruce Tolley The next big thing engineering students need to know Recently, the information technology industry has been accelerating its move to solve more and more computer science … Continue reading

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