To get more people into computer science and also increase the diversity of those going into the field, Google has rolled out an online destination where anyone can go to find computer science learning opportunities. The new portal on the Google for Education website aims to increase exposure to all kinds of opportunities for one to gain computer science skills—whether through online games, grants, or summer camps—by collecting them in one place and allowing anyone to sort them by age and region for the highest relevance to one’s needs. This development is aimed particularly at students, but anyone interested in the field can take advantage of it.
Wonder Workshop is sponsoring the Wonder League Robotics Competition, a free global, virtual competition for students aged 6–14. The competition is intended to help students develop computational thinking, problem solving, and creativity by learning to code.
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Educator Award (AiC Educator Award) identifies exemplary formal and informal educators who play a pivotal role in encouraging ninth- through twelfth-grade students who self-identify as female, genderqueer, or nonbinary to explore their interests in computing and technology.
The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) presents theAward for Aspirations in Computing (Award for AiC) toninth- through twelfth-grade students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or nonbinary for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions.