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#BigBeacon Twitter chat – Mar 9 – Computer Science in K-5

Despite high demand for computer science skills across industries, student access to computer science is low: Estimates show that just one quarter of all the K-12 schools in the United States offer access to high-quality computer science. It is vital that every student is empowered to become a creator, instead of merely a consumer, of technology. For young students, this…

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#BigBeacon Twitter Chat – Oct 28 – Engineering in Elementary Schools

K-5 students already have the qualities of great innovators problem solvers, but traditional rote-learning environments can often stifle young learners’ natural curiosity, engagement, and confidence. Bringing hands-on, relevant learning to K-5 classrooms through engineering activities, projects, and problems, however, can empower students to embrace their exploratory nature and stay excited about discovery – now and for years to come. And…

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