Enrollment in AP Computer Science classes continues to rise for the fifth year in a row. And, according to the College Board, it’s the fastest-growing AP class in the country.
Only 5% of United States schools offer AP Computer Science. The College Board is hoping to change this, through partnerships with Code.org and the National Science Foundation. A new AP course, called Computer Science Principles, will debut in fall of 2016.
The National STEM Video Game Challenge just announced the winners of the 4th annual challenge. They’re all middle and high school kids. There were nearly 4,000 entries in total. While only a handful won, the idea is to get kids thinking about STEM and practicing real skills in game development, writing, and programming, boosted by their love of video games as a medium. Read More
Humble Bundle’s latest bundle is all about female protagonists. Read More