Computer Science in K-12 Classrooms Needs to Catch Up

Spread the loveIt’s estimated that in the next decade the number of computer science jobs in the U.S. will outnumber qualified people by 1 million. That’s 1 million jobs for the taking that Americans will miss out on because of inadequate skill sets. Despite this, only 10 percent of K-12 schools have computer science programs. So what gives? The Problem Traditional subjects like English and math receive a lot of play time in K-12 classrooms and they are considered “building blocks” for other subjects, like computer science. So when a high school senior decides to seek out a college degree … Continue reading Computer Science in K-12 Classrooms Needs to Catch Up