How to prepare CS-inspired girls for a vibrant career?

Research shows that gender diversity leads to creativity, productivity, and innovation. However, gender diversity in tech is a serious and self-perpetuating issue. According to the World Bank data, 43% of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) graduates in India are women, which is the highest in the world, but their share in STEM jobs in

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How to learn coding without a computer or a laptop?

Undoubtedly, learning to code on a computer is fun and versatile, but not everyone has the privilege to afford a computer at home. Schools too may sometimes lack digital infrastructure. As per UDISE (Unified District Information System for Education) 2017-18 data, only 28.7 percent of schools in rural India and 41.9 percent in urban India

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How can school leaders ensure scaffold integration of coding in their schools?

Once the school leaders have decided to introduce coding, they can face many hurdles during implementation. Following are some points school leaders can keep in mind to ensure scaffold integration of coding in their schools.  Need and Means Assessment Various schools may have varying requirements and resources at their disposal. School leaders should first identify

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Is coding for computer teachers only?

When we think of teaching coding in a classroom, the first image that comes to mind is of computers and computer science (CS) teachers. However, believing that coding is only for CS teachers is like saying ‘a chalk’ should only be used by an expert. Like chalk is used by all teachers as a teaching

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How can industry experts play a role in making sure children code to build 21st-century skills? How would they benefit?

The dreams and aspirations of children are influenced by what they see around them. Schools alone cannot be expected to foster in children the complex combinations of 21st-century skills like problem-solving, collaboration, and communication that they will need in the future. It is vital to bring coding to children and connect the world of learning

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What is the role of the teacher in a coding class?

Coding is a wonderful device for creating, exploring, and experimenting. But as we shift from conventional instructional learning to student-centered education in collaborative learning environments, the role of the teacher is changing too. A teacher plays an incredibly important role in a coding class, but it’s not limited to delivering instructions, it includes: Need Assessment 

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