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CodeHS announces Code Missouri Schools program

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by

CodeHS, a San Francisco-based computer science teaching platform, has announced the rural Missouri school districts who have been selected as partners to participate in Code Missouri for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years.The pilot school for Code Missouri is Fayette High School, where math teacher Kevin Pekkarinen is teaching the class. According to Kevin, “This ...


How the Apple App Store is Changing Computer Science Curriculums

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by

I was a sophomore in high school when Apple launched the App Store. Excited by the idea of building software for a shiny new device, I tried my hand at building apps. My second game - Helicopter - sold 50,000 copies and jumpstarted my career in software development. Although the algorithmic challenges of programming appealed to me, I truly discovered my passion for comp...


2014 Hour of Code Global Event: What Can You Build In An Hour

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by

The 2014 Hour of Code global event is happening now as part of Computer Science Education Week. The event is organized by The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science. The concept was created to demystify code. It is also for those who just want to learn the fundamentals. Computer Science Education Week (#CSEdWeek) was welcome...