Teaching computer programming to youth can prepare them for the future job market, promote equity in tech professions and develop students’ computational thinking skills.
“Hackathons” can imply breaching security and privacy. To more accurately reflect their creative and constructive intent, they can be referred to instead as “datathons” or “code fests.”
A new AI tool that writes computer code on demand has programmers considering their future.
A former video game executive offers advice on how to land a job in the industry.
Natural language coding means that people won’t need to learn specialized coding languages to write programs or design websites. But large corporations will control the means of translation.
Researchers tried several times to have the document declassified, including in 1992, 2004 and 2016. It was initially written to help American NSA agents crack difficult coded messages.
Before leaning to code, children must learn spatial orientation, how to communicate and how to solve problems. These resources and games help teach the foundational knowledge needed for coding.
Ontario’s new math curriculum was written by competent mathematicians relying on the latest research, and includes both coding and social-emotional learning.
A strong identity as a scientist is crucial for girls to succeed in STEM fields such as computer science. Are educators recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors?
Human existence is now permeated by computer language. Digital artists combine human and computer codes to create digital poetry.
Coding is beneficial to children, irrespective of their career path later on in life.
Most states have changed their rules in recent years to let computer science count as a required high school math or science class. A physics professor explains how that trend could set students back.
Mobile phones and tablets are basically mini computers – and to a computer, everything is a number.
Computer capabilities have boosted our decryption technology to great heights. How will the future compare to a past, one in which codes were thought to be a means of communicating after death?
South Africa’s introducing coding as a school subject but until teacher education, IT infrastructure and internet connectivity issues, among others are addressed, the country has a long way to go.
Society needs cybersecurity professionals who can protect systems and mitigate damage.
There’s a spectrum of quality when it comes to what kids can do with screen time. An expert in early childhood technology suggests picking tech activities that promote problem-solving and fun.
Learning to code is often presented as a solution to job market problems of the 21st century, but are students really learning the competencies they will need?
Today, we're hearing about a researcher who records birdsong, how tech changes music and why song might help address Indigenous language loss.
Toys and games that involve friends and family members are more than just fun: they can foster new skills, challenge children to work in a team and encourage thinking and idea development.