News You Can Use Part 237

In no particular order … Reducing stress in our kids while we’re staying at home. NPR’s Patti Neighmond talked with psychologists about how parents can help their kids cope. Reopening Schools Was Just an Afterthought: (from the Atlantic) Americans found out the hard way that education is essential infrastructure. More on reopening schools at theContinue reading “News You Can Use Part 237”

Highlights for May 11

We have a couple of cool articles about the Minecraft:Education platform. • To address the lack of human interaction because of social distancing, they have released a new social-emotional learning content package for the Education edition. • A University of Penn student recreated his campus in Minecraft, which is helping the university think about the utility ofContinue reading “Highlights for May 11”

News Round-Up: Trying to get back to normal

Can’t think of a pithy introduction so I’ll just launch into the news you can use … An interesting look at applying growth mindset principles to parenting: Teach Your Kids to Fail (New York Times). Architecture + Design: A look at the Black Girls Code offices and workspaces in New York, and how they useContinue reading “News Round-Up: Trying to get back to normal”

News Round-Up: Welcome to 2020

In no particular order, tech news you can use: Let’s start with good news: Rural student enrollment in AP Computer Science Principles course more than doubles! Tips for teachers: Five ways teachers are bringing computer science to their schools The M in STEM: Changing the way we teach math The power of collaboration: We’re teachingContinue reading “News Round-Up: Welcome to 2020”

Business Casual interview with GWC CEO Reshma Saujani

Computer Science Education Week is coming up, and if you need another reason why this is such an important subject, then take 30 minutes and listen to the CEO of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani, as she sits down with the great team at Morning Brew to talk about why we’re doing what we’re doing.Continue reading “Business Casual interview with GWC CEO Reshma Saujani”

Apple Entrepreneur Camp completes its first year of training with its fourth cohort

From the Apple Newsroom: Today marks the completion of Apple Entrepreneur Camp’s first year with its fourth cohort of 2019. Apple Entrepreneur Camp is specifically designed for organizations founded and led by women, and dedicated to helping entrepreneurs as they work on the next generation of cutting-edge apps. The camp offers a hands-on technology lab,Continue reading “Apple Entrepreneur Camp completes its first year of training with its fourth cohort”

Tech News for October 4

A quick look at the news … Executives from AT&T, Lockheed Martin, Honda and more share leadership insights, Entrepreneur, Sept 14 Lessons from a CEO, Forbes, Oct 4 STEM Gap: No State Has More Women Than Men With Tech Degrees More women are getting tech jobs, but men still outpace them 3-to-1, Orlando Sentinel, OctContinue reading “Tech News for October 4”

Letter from the CEO: Women in Tech 2019

The follow was sent out to the GWC community this morning by Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code. Girls Who Code Community, Earlier this year, we did a survey of 1,000 of our college-aged alumni, hoping to learn more about their experiences applying for internships in tech. Overall, half of the respondents –Continue reading “Letter from the CEO: Women in Tech 2019”

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