Code.org Raises $12 Million from Bill Gates and Other Backers
06 Декабря, 2017, 01:11 | Author: Terri Saunders
In addition, fewer than 6,000 K-12 students are enrolled in a computer science course.
In the past, computer science and the ability to write code was considered something only tech-nerds, hackers and residents of Silicon Valley would have any use for, but those stereotypes are finally changing.
To celebrate in this year's Computer Science Education Week (December 4-10), UCR Extension and the Riverside County Office of Education join the nearly 40,000 worldwide events to present the Hour of Code on Wednesday, December 6.
It's also been recognised that teaching code provides learners with stimulating mental exercises which support cognitive development, and help students develop skills which are essential for the 21st century, such as complex problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and creativity. Meanwhile, eight states, 76 school districts and 102 organizations nationwide made pledges to expand access to computer science education to millions of students.
Did you know that computing is the #1 source of wages in the U.S.?
Celebrities have joined the movement this year to boost computer science education.
If you learn how to code, there's no limit what you can achieve.
Students studying computer skills in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 10, 2017. "In the arts curriculum, what you can do with coding through music and visual arts is stunning".
The Hour of Code is a national initiative to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming, created to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science.
Kids who learn to code today will absolutely become the next generation of science and technology innovators.
Microsoft will host two Hour of Code events with Technology Education and Literacy in Schools (TEALS). More than 400 partners support Code.org's Hour of Code, including major tech companies such as Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc., Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. Tutorials are available in more than 45 languages with themes including Minecraft, Star Wars, Google Doodles and more. "I'm thrilled to announce the launch of CSforCA to make sure every California student has access to high-quality computer science education".
"If only 1 percent of the girls actively learning on Code.org continued past high school, they'd outnumber the gender gap in university CS", Partovi said.
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The announcement bewildered some followers of cryptocurrencies, which typically are not backed by any government or central banks. As a result, the minimum wage per month has dropped to a meager $4.30.
The messages sent by the kids from the Messenger Kids app will be received by the recipients through the regular Messenger app. Now finish the setup process by creating an account for your child, where all you'll need to do is provide their name.
It made headlines upon its release with the lyric: "I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex / I made that bitch famous ". Media reports suggest the rats stem from Kim K snitching on how Kanye told Swift about getting at her on his " Famous " song.
Institutional owners hold 70.30% stake in the company, while insiders ownership held at 0.08%. (NYSE:MO) for 179,595 shares. BidaskClub upgraded Bank of America from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd.
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 67,052 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,485,201.80. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 6.08% which for the month reaches 8.39%.
Other features on the new Urus include adaptive air suspension and active roll stabilization, plus carbon ceramic brakes. Comparing the Urus with the Huracan Performante, the SUV comes very close to matching the sports vehicle .
Gardai have launched an investigation and are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them immediately. The scene of the crash remains sealed off by police who have closed a section of the N25 near Cushinstown.
Xbox fans can also take comfort in knowing Xbox One X gameplay tops PlayStation 4 Pro, which features an "adaptive 4K" resolution. The studio has not yet released full patch notes for update 1.1.0; we'll amend this article with details once they're available.
Together with 6GB + 128GB memory and EMUI 8.0, it unleashes incredible processing power in multi-tasking environment and gaming. It's also worth noting the View 10 isn't guaranteed to survive a spill, as it doesn't carry an IP water resistance rating.
Imports of drilling and oilfield equipment climbed by $304 million, and imports of cellphones rose by $303 million. Imports, on the other hand, increased to $244.6 billion in October, up from $240.8 billion in September.
A Florida native, Taggart spent one year in Eugene, leading the Ducks to a 7-5 record and an appearance in the Las Vegas Bowl. This will be the first time since 1960 that UF and FSU have had to replace their football coaches in the same year.
There are plans for a fancy Starbucks roastery to open in NY next year, but the company says it won't be quite as large. China is a vital market for Starbucks, according to John Gordon, a restaurant analyst at Pacific Management Consulting.
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