Jones & Bartlett Learning Computer Science Blog

    Finding the Key to Closing the Computer Science Gender Gap

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Jun 9, 2014 12:53:40 PM

    Did you know that last year, only 18.5 percent of AP Computer Science test takers were girls, while a mere 0.4 percent of females entering college intended to major in computer science. The gender gap in computer science education and careers has always existed, but now there’s a nationwide push to introduce computer science to children at a younger age and expand the interest levels of girls.

    Read More

    Topics: Computer Science, Computer Science Education, google, Introduction to Computer Science, Bill Gates, CoderDojo NYC, Mark Zuckerberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Programming, ThoughtStem, coding, Minecraft

    Subscribe to Email Updates

    Recent Posts

    Posts by Topic

    see all