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Computer Science Still Growing at Universities

Computer Science Still Growing at Universities

Universities are continuing to see the results of the national attention on computer science and coding. Cornell University, for example, has tripl...

Combine Liberal Arts with Computer Science

One doesn’t often think of Liberal Arts colleges when looking for computer science programs, but a recent trend by these colleges could make the fi...
The President Calls For Computer Science

The President Calls For Computer Science

President Obama gave his final State of the Union Address in January and it was exciting to hear one of his education proposals. While listing some...
Hour of Code

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is here and we are once again happy to participate. Start Code is hosting a free coding class for anyone in grades 6-12. If you ha...

The Buzz About Coding

Cities and school districts around the country are seizing on the popularity of coding and computer science. Large metro school districts including...

STEAM adds Curiosity and Creativity

As reported in the Washington Post, across the U.S. on almost a weekly basis there are new initiatives from schools, universities, businesses and f...

Teaching Innovation Skills

I recently saw a Ted talk titled “Play, Passion, Purpose” by Tony Wagner. He talks about the skills needed by students today, and the idea of innov...

Shortage of Coding Teachers

It's been hard to miss the widely publicized calls to address the shortage of coders and programmers that seems to be looming over the tech industr...
New Start Code space

New Start Code space

We are excited to show off our new space! We now have a dedicated environment for our Atlanta coding classes and we're thrilled with how it turned ...

STEM Learning Beyond Schools

A paper published by The Afterschool Alliance titled, "Examining the impact of afterschool STEM programs," includes research on the importance of o...

Career Day Observations

I had the opportunity to visit my daughter's school recently for Career Day. As a long time IT professional and recent entrepreneur with a personal...

Making Programming Interesting

Colleges are seeing a growing number of non-majors choosing to try introductory programming and computer science courses. And the good news is that...