“Learning to code makes kids feel empowered, creative, and confident. If we want our young women to retain these traits into adulthood, a great option is to expose them to computer programming in their youth.“ -Susan Wojcicki, Senior Vice President, Google
What Is Computer Science?
Computer science develops students’ computational and critical thinking skills and shows them how to create, not simply use, new technologies. This fundamental knowledge is needed to prepare students for the 21st century, regardless of their ultimate field of study or occupation. From "What is Computer Science?" published by Computing in the Core and code.org. Read more here.
“I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” -Steve Jobs, founder of Apple
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“Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.” -Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft
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