Computer Science

KCI Helps Make Cybersecurity Accessible for Educators

KCI Helps Make Cybersecurity Accessible for Educators

September 22, 2022

This October marks the 19th year of raising awareness around cybersecurity issues. Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an initiative founded and led by the National Cybersecurity Alliance and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure…

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Getting Started with Coding in the Classroom

Getting Started with Coding in the Classroom

May 30, 2022

Computer coding has long been seen as a valuable skill for students. But teachers are often stumped on where to begin. From which coding language to start with to first…

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Makerspace in Action, KCI

KCI offers our SPACE Program Tuition Free for the First Time in Summer, 2022

February 23, 2022

Dr. Mae Johnson, America’s first Black Female Astronaut said, “Never be limited by other people’s imaginations.” We expect our students to define their success by what THEY have accomplished. We…

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STEAM, Myself, and I: Get to Know Your STEAM Identity at KCI

April 5, 2021

Finding the intersection among the STEAM fields allows students to see the application of the major disciplines as well as recognize a variety of career pathways. This is why we are so excited to announce KCI’s new STEAM Leadership Program this summer!

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Computer Science = More than Coding (diagram)

Computer Science is More Than Coding

December 22, 2020

Computer Science is a subject that has continued to gain traction because of the need for a highly skilled workforce that is competent in CS and computational thinking. In 2020, the subject has taken a backseat to distance/virtual learning and as a result, some of that momentum has been lost. This is where organizations like KCI can help fill that void.

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Computer Science & Equity

November 20, 2020

This recent webinar addressed questions such as: Who has access to computer science education and how might issues of equity be addressed? Why is computer science education necessary for students today?
What does a comprehensive computer science education look like? and How can we find time and resources to implement computer science education?

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Computer Science Programs Continue to Draw Educators

October 10, 2019

KCI recognized the need for computer science professional development programs over four years ago, even as schools and districts were still trying to determine how CS fits within their curriculum…

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Microsoft Supports CS Program & Workshops

May 6, 2019

For the last three years, KCI’s Computer Science Crash Course for Educators has been a hit with educators who want to learn more about how to integrate CS into their…

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KCI Computer Science Programs Serve Critical Role

October 1, 2018

A strong demand for computer science (CS) professional development exists in the Bay Area. Parents are requesting that schools offer CS courses, but few teachers are appropriately trained to teach…

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KCI’s Popular Crash Course Hits the Road

May 15, 2018

KCI successfully conducted two Computer Science Crash Course workshops for educators last summer, sponsored by Google’s CS4HS initiative. Over 60 teachers participated and the feedback was positive with high teacher…

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