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An Innovative Journey to Scalable Computer Science Programs

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Recently, EdSurge spoke with Valerie Brock , senior implementation manager at New York City’s Department of Education Computer Science for All (CS4All) , about her journey with STEM education. By 2021, 91 percent of schools in New York City offered computer science (up from 76 percent in 2019).

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Know Computer Hardware

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Learning computers starts in kindergarten with understanding hardware. This lesson plan (#103 in the lesson plan book noted below) includes three pages. Introduce less with K, more each year until by sixth grade, students are good hardware problem solvers because they understand the basics.

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How to Backup and Image Your Computer

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This week, I’ll post updated suggestions to get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of projects you’ll swear to accomplish in New Year resolutions. For details on backing up your computer, check out LifeHacker , PC World , and Windows online help. There’s no reason for that. I use @acronis.

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Choosing the Right Computer Science Specialization

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One of the most popular and in-demand skills is anything related to computers–programming, repair, networking, and cybersecurity to name a few. If you love the challenge of coding computers to do just about anything you can visualize, the hardest part of deciding on a post-High School career may be selecting the right specialty.

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Computer Science Course Offerings in High School Spur More Students to Coding Degrees

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In recent years high schools across the country have been adding computer science courses, and there is a movement to make them ubiquitous. The study found that taking a computer science course had the greatest impact for female students, Black students and those from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

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8+ Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

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This week, I’ll post updated suggestions to get your computers and technology ready for the blitz of projects you’ll swear to accomplish in New Year resolutions. 8+ Ways to Speed Up Your Computer Sort through Documents and get rid of those you don’t need anymore. Get one just large enough to boot up your computer.

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Kids’ Computer Posture Explored

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Here’s a great article on a topic I don’t talk about enough–proper posture at the computer. I think you’ll enjoy it: Good Sitting Posture in Front of the Computer Explored. Are your kids slouching all the time especially when in front of the computer? The same goes when he’s using a computer.

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