February 19, 2019

Five Things High Schoolers Need To Know More Than Computer Science

Five Things High Schoolers Need To Know More Than Computer Science by Christopher Rim via Forbes (see the original article here) A recent opinion piece in the New York Times discussed how the College Board is pushing for students to focus on mastering “two codes” — computer science and the US Constitution — but are those truly the right areas of focus? In the article, columnist Thomas Friedman spoke with College Board President David Coleman and chief of global policy Stefanie Sanford about why the organization (which produces the PSAT, SAT, and SATII standardized tests and AP classes and exams) had chosen those two areas of […]