Iowa Teachers Broaden Momentum for Computer Science Education

117 Iowans attended the 2022 CSTA Annual Conference in Chicago.

As a new basic skill, the demand for computer science education is rapidly growing. To enhance and support the advancement of computer science education in Iowa schools, the STEM Council and Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) Iowa partnered to send 117 Iowans to attend the 2022 CSTA Annual Conference. Read more about Iowa Teachers Broaden Momentum for Computer Science Education

Iowans to Take Part in Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science events and activities will take place across the six Iowa STEM regions during CSEdWeek from December 6-12.
Computer science and information technology are becoming essential life skills due to an increasingly digital society. As one of the fastest growing career paths, computer science jobs are in high demand in Iowa.
 

T in STEM = Computer Science

computer science education work group

In February 2014, ancient history by STEM time, the Governor's STEM Advisory Council launched a Computer Science (CS) Working Group to develop a set of recommendations to the STEM Council that would engage more Iowa youth in computer science, including programming and app development. Read more about T in STEM = Computer Science

Thousands learn to program through Code Iowa

Grant Wood Elementary School receives Code Iowa Technology Award

The room is eerily quiet. Students’ eyes are glued to their computers, geared up with headphones and a mouse to take on the challenge. Suddenly, a young girl’s hands go up in the air as she yells, “Yes! I did it!”

That’s the “Hour of Code.” Read more about Thousands learn to program through Code Iowa

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