Where's SC in TEM?

Heldman, Bill
August 2010
Learning & Leading with Technology;Aug2010, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p16
The article offers information related to the computer science (CS) education in the U.S. According to most schools, the term computer science refers only to generic skills classes such as keyboarding and computer applications. It comments that the result on this lack of focus on CS is that most students graduate into an increasingly technology-driven world with little knowledge of how it all works. The author says that schools should integrate computer science industry and business leaders into its advisory board and give them a voice in the CS program. It mentions several model for CS curriculum proposed by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) including foundations of CS, CS in the modern world, and CS as analysis and design.


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