iD Tech has launched Tech Rocket, an online learning destination where thousands of children and teens are learning code, game design, and graphicdesign. Python, iOS, Java, Minecraft, 3D printing … it’s all here! Each course contains lessons, supportmaterials, and interactive challenges. Students can gain points and badges along the way. The interactive courses were created specifically for youth aged 10 to 18.
NPR invites students around the country to create a podcast and then—with the help of a teacher—compete for a chance to win NPR’s grand prize and have their work featured on national public radio. This contest is for teachers with students between grades 5 and 12.
StudentCam is C-SPAN’s national video documentary competition encouraging students to think critically about issues that affect their communities and the nation. This year students in grades 6–12 are asked to create a short (five- to six-minute) video documentary on a topic related to the theme What’s Your Vision in 2020?