March is the month where we celebrate International Women’s Day, and in honor of that, many of our resources this month are focused on the impact that women have had on coding. From board game building coders to the very first programmer, Ada Lovelace, these ladies prove that STEM is better with women.
Dr. Koshi Dhingra shares the touching way she is using her sister’s memory to inspire young girls to pursue a love of STEM. This one is a tear jerker and worth a read.
Sphero does a great job of celebrating the strides that women have made in the fields of science and engineering. There’s still a long way to go, but it’s good to see a company promoting diversity.
I don’t think I’m alone in my love for board games. They’re fun. But the idea that kids could learn the basics of coding through something as fun and approachable as a board game? Pure genius created by a 12-year-old coder.
Watching the Perseverance landing footage was one amazing experience. Finding out how these kids were involved makes it even better! This was a great choice by NASA.
STEM kits are a ready-made way to get your kids exploring technology. They come packed with everything you need to get started and provide a fun opportunity to dive right in to the learning.
As a parent of young children myself, this article came as a breath of fresh air. Screen time comes with a whole host of benefits, including an early familiarity with technology. What a relief!
K-12 education has changed and e-learning and edtech are shaping the future of education. These are great ways tech leaders are getting involed to make sure kids keep learning.
It’s not widely known, but women have been doing programming for as long as it has been a field. In fact, the very first programmer was a woman named Ada Lovelace. Check out her story to find out more!