Computer Science (Not Just Coding) Needs a Bigger Role in STEM Education


Article comes from Vince Bertram via EdTech.

Here is the introduction to Vince’s awesome article stating why Computer Science needs a bigger role in STEM education.

“For more than a decade, educators, business leaders and policymakers have talked about STEM — an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics — but a new study suggests that at least one increasingly important field is being left out of STEM education, and it is vital to our nation’s students and economic prosperity.

The Case for Improving U.S. Computer Science Education,” a recent report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a nonprofit science and technology think tank, is compelling.”

Check out the article to learn more!


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