Initiative Will Train 20,000 Teachers to Introduce Computational Thinking in CS Education

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Initiative Will Train 20,000 Teachers to Introduce Computational Thinking in CS Education

by Sri Ravipati

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 8:40am

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In an effort to close the gap between available jobs and qualified workers in the computer science field, Discovery Education and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have launched a multi-million dollar initiative to reshape American education by making computational thinking a foundational skill for all students. Ignite My Future in School aims to train more than 20,000 teachers to implement computer science into other subjects and engage one million students over the next five years.

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Keywords: Education | Digital Literacy | Education | Education for Women/Girls | Ignite My Future in School | Improving Education Quality | Innovation & Technology | Quality Education | STEAM | STEM | The Journal

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