Code.org: Driving a global digital literacy movement in K-12 education
There are over 2 billion computers and more than 2.5 million apps in the world today, integrated into nearly every aspect of our lives. They influence how we work, drive, access healthcare, vote and more – and their uses are only growing. But how much do we really know about them? The answer for many of us is very little. The nonprofit Code.org is on a mission to change that.
Opening a window of opportunity to bring more women into the tech workforce
The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts that the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.
The social justice of education: An interview with the CEO of New Teacher Center
Dr. Blackburn, CEO of New Teacher Center, shares the link between social justice and education and how his organization supports educators.