Through online competitions, students and teachers participating in Computer Science Education Week can win the chance to video chat directly with public figures like the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry or the Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson.
Over the past five years, the number of students in the Asia Pacific region who are learning to code has increased dramatically, with China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia, introducing education reforms which have placed computer science on the curriculum alongside traditional subjects, such as numeracy and literacy.
It's also been recognised that teaching code provides learners with stimulating mental exercises which support cognitive development, and help students develop skills which are essential for the 21st century, such as complex problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and creativity.
International Olympic Committee bans Russian Federation from 2018 Olympics over doping
Russian President Vladimir Putin has previously said it would be humiliating for his country to compete without national symbols. The IOC also imposed lifetime Olympic ban on Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, organizer of soccer's 2018 World Cup.
Almost every student in the district spent 60 minutes practicing how to give a computer instructions on what to do during the Hour of Code. This generation of students needs to know more than just how to use applications created by software giants, such as Microsoft and Google.
If you learn how to code, there's no limit what you can achieve.
In 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that there will be 1.4 million computer science-related jobs available in the U.S.by 2020 and only 400,000 graduates with computer science skills. Meanwhile, the state of Arkansas announced that it will be dedicating $500,000 to the creation of a first-of-its-kind stipend program for existing K-8 teachers in the state who are interested in receiving training to teach computer science. "In the arts curriculum, what you can do with coding through music and visual arts is stunning". Using iPads and free apps like Swift Playground, students from kindergarten through to college and beyond can now learn how to code.
NY AG continues to investigate 'fake' comments on net neutrality
The FCC's plan to roll back Title II Net Neutrality regulations has been the subject of dire controversy and heated debate lately. As Republicans now hold a majority of the FCC's five seats, the order to repeal the net neutrality rules is expected to pass .
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Brooklyn schools will play a big part in the Hack League, thanks to Borough President Eric Adams' Code Brooklyn initiative, launched in 2015. Last year, only 42,969 computer science students graduated into the workforce in the US. There are more than 500,000 computing jobs open nationwide, but past year, only 42,969 computer science students graduated into the workforce.
MLB Rumors: Giants, Cardinals Have Giancarlo Stanton Trade Frameworks In Place
Stanton could ask that the opt-out be moved to a different point in the contract, as a condition for waiving his no-trade clause. Sunday, Jon Paul Morosi of MLB Network reported the Marlins indeed agreed to trade frameworks with the Giants and Cardinals .