Author: Nikki Navta, VP of K-12 Computer Science at EMC School
A lack of access to computer science (CS) education is causing our students – and the future American workforce – to fall further and further behind. According to recent National Center for Education Statistics, there are 570,926 open computing jobs nationwide and only 49,291 computer science graduates. In years to come, even more jobs, including those that might not obviously require CS skills, will need tech-savvy workers. Continue Reading on our Editorial's Page.
TypeTastic offers a series of fun and engaging games to help students learn the basics of typing on both keyboards and tablets. TypeTastic is designed using game-based learning, and every learning activity is built around a game. The TypeTastic School Edition includes a complete K-12 keyboarding curriculum and a suite of teacher tools that help teachers track student progress.
The School Edition also includes over 400 gamified activities, and is ad-free. Students and teachers can also use the free version of TypeTastic, but it will include ads and does not offer the teacher dashboard and analytics. Continue reading on our Review's Page.
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