Caroline McCullen

12月 112014
 
Last year during Computer Science Education Week, some in the corporate community participated in The Hour of Code. To those who visited classrooms, thank you! Telling students about the exciting careers in computer science not only inspires leaders of tomorrow, but it also leads to more graduates equipped to innovate […]
5月 312013
 
Some things are just common sense, and having common academic standards for all states is one of those things. In a national milestone event, 45 states and the District of Columbia recently coalesced around a common set of standards for math and English/language arts. The process did not happen overnight, and there [...]
2月 062013
 
So here we are.  After years of talking about how to prepare students for success in the 21st century, we are now more than a decade in.  But we still struggle with the same old challenges in education: “How can we effectively integrate technology into the classroom?”  “How can we [...]
8月 092012
 
The word “common” is often used in a derogatory way, but the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) may be the best thing to happen in education in the last decade.  The states and the National Governors’ Association led this initiative to establish a common framework for math and English curriculum [...]
12月 062011
 
December 4 marked the beginning of Computer Science Education Week, and I'd like to take a moment to consider how the business community might support K-12 schools as they respond to this rapidly changing field. Many years ago when computer science courses first appeared in schools, they were considered “extra” [...]