Computer Science For All

Posted in Computer Science, News, News 2016

On January 30, 2016 the White House announced the Computer Science for All Initiative which will dedicate $4 billion in public and private funds to support Computer Science Education. The Center for STEM Education’s TRC program was honored to be acknowledged as part of President Obama’s CS for All (#CSforAll) announcement in recognition of the work the Center has been doing since 2014 related to computer science teacher professional...

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Inaugural Building Bridges Event Successfully Links Researchers and K-12 Educators

Posted in News, News 2016

On Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, the Center for STEM Education hosted its first Building Bridges: Creating Partnerships and Closing the Gap Between Research and Practice event, funded by a grant the center received from the 100Kin10 organization. The meeting’s goal was to begin bridging the gap between The University of Texas at Austin STEM faculty and researchers and local K-12 educators. With both communities excited about this new initiative,...

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