Girls need to be encouraged to pursue STEM in the classroom, not just in extracurricular activities. But these programs are a start. By Ariel Schwartz (Senior Editor, FastCompany’s Co.Exist) 10 years ago – even five years ago – it was incredibly difficult for tech-minded girls going through the K-12 school system to find instruction tailored [...]
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In my research for CodeEd, I’ve learned that K-12 computer science offerings are actually on the decline. By Jenny Ye (Summer Intern, CodeEd) This summer, I’ve been tutoring in New York and developing curriculum for CodeEd, a startup organization that has been bringing computer science to middle school girls in underserved communities since 2010. I [...]
By Heather Payne (Founder, Ladies Learning Code) We’re getting ready to send acceptances to the girls who will be receiving scholarships to attend our Girls Learning Code March Break camp. (We’re accepting them on a rolling basis, but the deadline isn’t until February 15th – so there’s still time to get an 11-14 year-old girl [...]