This is a huge step in helping students learn to code. I think starting in elementary builds the foundation that students need. Click here to learn more about apple partnering with Tynker.
ahhhhhh! To be a women is a honor! Happy international women's day!!!!
Way to go Audi!!!!!! Thanks for showing that women are created equal! #womenrock
I accidentally came across this awesome website called #wecode. It's about shattering the glass in the technology and giving women a voice in edtech! This is an awesome movement! Wow!
I came across this article and it's a must read! Google is leading the way in trying to promote STEM!
Hidden Figures was one of the best movies that I've ever seen before! Watching this movie made me realize that minorities have made a huge dent in the STEM world but there is so much more work to do. Most of the times women are hidden Figures in the work place and I sometimes wonder why is this? Are women inferior to men? Of course they are not but I think society still has to realize this!! There has been numerous amounts of research that has been done that proves that the male brain and the femal brain operates the same. There is no proven research that states the male brain has "the smart DNA". Which debunks the theory that boys are smarter than girls or vice versa.
After watching this movie twice I have realized that educators should make an effort to crash the digital divide amongst women and men. I think this movie should be shown to every student! It's a must see!
today marks the last day of the hour of code week but this does not have to stop your learning about computer science. Coding is just a form of computer science but if you notice in the Hidden Figures there were no computers that we know of today involved. See computer science is technically not just about coding but it's about the algorithms and the computational thinking that is involved. Algorithms can be used in everyday life. Algorithms can be used to get astronauts to the moon, figure out your credit for a new house, figure out your daily shopping habits, or how to create an app. So the next time you get on facebook, snap chat, or instagram and see those adds that subliminally show items you were looking at on amazon, THINK ALGORITHMS and COMPUTER SCIENCE.
Hidden Figures is a must see movie! Computer science played a huge role on getting the first man to the moon BUT women were the reason the first MAN ever walked on the moon! Race and gender plays a huge role in society but to computer science it's just another algorithm. That's why it's important to give access to everyone! It shouldn't matter whether you are a woman or man! It only matters whether or not you are able to think critically, logically, and understand that anybody can learn!!!!!! Happy hour of Code week! #csforall #hourofcode #hiddenfigures #girlswhocode
The women were handpicked from the UAE’s presidential guard, which counts more than 50 females among its ranks, and all are highly skilled in martial arts and combat techniques.
And they’re not just excellent bodyguards – three of them are intrepid adventurers, as Clarence House revealed Shaima, Nisreen and Hannan conquered Mount Everest in a gruelling trek earlier this year.
In the image, the royal is flanked by four Emiratis, each donning the traditional hijab and abaya as they guarded Camilla leaving the capital’s Emirates Palace Hotel.
The image, which currently has more than 3,000 likes on Instagram, has attracted much praise, with commenters expressing their appreciation of the enpowering act.
The women that made up the bodyguard team were Shaima al Kaabi, Basima al Kaabi, Hannan al Hatawi (behind the Duchess), Nisreen al Hamawi and Salama al Remeithi, who are all aged between 29 and 30, according to the Daily Mail.
The British newspaper reported that Camilla was “delighted by the decision to assign her a female team while she is travelling in the Gulf”.
Source: Emirates Women
My name is Kimberly Lane and I am a Blended Learning Specialist.