After tuning in to 60 Minutes on Sunday, I briefly forgot about the one story I had sat down to watch. The story, meant to explore how to retain girls interested in technology as they grow, actually focused on Code.org’s teacher training and education programs for students in the U.S. There’s nothing wrong with that […]

ICR IOWA is teaming up with educators and local agencies to bring the global initiative Hour of Code to eastern Iowa schools from Dec. 3-9, reports Corridor Business Journal. The program is supported through ICR Future, a regional coalition of five teams, including a computer science team led by NewBoCo, the Grant Wood Area Education […]

NewBoCo in Cedar Rapids and Code.org are taking applications to send representatives from two Iowa school districts on a trip to Seattle for the 2018 Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) Kickoff event on Dec. 3. District representatives will have airfare, hotel and food covered for the trip, and will attend a private reception, the national […]