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Alice, Scratch and Lua-based platforms help make programming more prevalent among elementary and middle school students and teach them problem-solving skills that translate to other languages such as Python, Java, Ruby and C++, says Brook Osborne, director of outreach at Duke University's department of computer science.
Mobile software startup 52apps has an ambitious goal: create a new application for the iPhone or iPad every week. Just as ambitious: Do it with college students in South Carolina, far from the engineering hotbeds of Silicon Valley, New York or Austin, Texas
EdLeader21 CEO and author Ken Kay has been a leading voice for 21st century education in the United States for the past decade. He will be in Chapel Hill this week speaking during the Global Schools Network Leadership Conference.
Battelle Memorial Institute and 13 state STEM education networks officially launched STEMx on Wednesday at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit in Dallas, Texas. North Carolina is one of the states participating in the effort.