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Teaching Students How to Build Mobile Apps from the Top-Down

Computer programming, coding, mobile app development – oh my! Nowadays, you’d think you’d need an engineering degree just to decipher what these terms really mean, right? Like with any other verbal language, learning how to program or code is a process, often tackled from the bottom-up. Traditional methods of coding often introduce the basics first, let’s call them the “ABCs…

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Encouraging Girls to Explore STEM

By: Britney Morgan   It’s no secret that less women work in the STEM career field than men. Although women that do work in STEM make 33% more than women that do not, a large gap remains. Why the large gap? A study by the Girl Scouts of America gives three reasons: 1. Girls often don’t feel welcome in STEM classrooms. 2.…

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