advanced manufacturing

CS Ed Week Success

Thank you to all the
volunteers who made Computer Science Week a Success!


Over 800 schools did an
Hour of Code this week, the global initiative started by code.org to inspire
all students to participate in at least one hour of coding, and the
Technovation Challenge Kicked-off with over 100 students, teachers and mentors
meeting at Microsoft NERD.

Thank you to the many tech
professionals who offered to volunteer in classrooms, from companies: Adobe,
Aerva, Akamai, Amazon, Ascent Venture Partners, CA Technologies, Collabots,
Cognii,  Facebook, Fidelity, Flywire,
Google, Hubspot, ikaSystems,J.P. Morgan, Lexington Solutions, Microsoft,
Monotype, Municipal Parking Services, Nara Logics, Pegasystems, Qvidian,
Spotify, Symantec, Symbotic Trip Advisor, UbiCare, Veracode, Visible Measures,
Winter Wyman.

This initiative was funded
by Microsoft
and MassCAN,
as part of MassCAN’s mandate from the Governor’s STEM Advisory Board to bring
K-12 Computer Science to the Commonwealth.


Teachers said:

“The volunteers had a great lesson planned, and it was a
great way for our students to engage with people in the computer science

“The kids were really able to make
connections between the coding they were doing and applying that skill in the
job world.

White House Recognition for
“I Coded” Campaign
MassTLC Ed Foundation, in partnership with the Commonwealth Alliance for
Information Technology Education (CAITE was recognized by the White House for
the CS EdWeek Teacher Kits sent to 181classrooms
kits serving an estimated 30,000 students. Read more on The White House
Office of Science and Technology Policy Fact Sheet.  


Upcoming Events


Related Articles