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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...
Clark Howard Features Start Code

Clark Howard Features Start Code

We received a surprise call from a producer of the Clark Howard show recently. She was interested in kids coding and had some questions. What is co...

Atlanta Tech Scene Growing

When it comes to technology companies, California and Silicon Valley are usually the first places to come to mind. While the big names in tech may ...
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...

Top Coding Languages

As we approach the back to school season and the end of summer, it’s a good time look out and examine what software development tools we might add ...

What is Computer Science?

I recently spoke at both my son and daughters schools for Career Day. It’s always rewarding to talk with the students, answer their questions, and ...

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...
Raspberry Pi  Encourages Tinkering

Raspberry Pi Encourages Tinkering

We live in a world where our technology tools are increasingly easy to use. Users with little to no tech support skill whatsoever (hi, Mom!) can bu...
Coding Is For All

Coding Is For All

Sophia is a high-school senior and she is doing her senior year internship with Start Code. She is helping with the coding classes and is also rese...

What is a Game Jam?

Hello! I’m Jack Z., an independent game developer in Atlanta. I visited Start Code as a guest speaker recently and showed the students the basics o...

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...