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IDG Contributor Network: A call to action: Promoting computer science in schools

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Aug 24, 2015.

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    Computers are everywhere. Internet of Things (IoT) is now its own thing. (As my daughter would say, “Well duh, Captain Obvious.”) What’s also obvious is that we need people to develop, manage, and maintain all of these computers. But where do they come from? Apparently not enough come from our traditional school systems.

    Most schools teach computer literacy, but most don’t provide in-depth instruction on computer science, which underlies today’s innovations. Additionally, certain student populations don’t have ready access to computers. Improvement in schools is at a snail’s pace especially when compared to the rapid growth in technology. Supply cannot keep up with demand.

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