An NSF study will examine how computer science shortages can best be addressed.


computer-scienceHow do students and teachers learn math and computer science, and how can we ease the coming shortage of computer science teachers? Worcester Polytechnic Institute will partner with Brown University and Bootstrap to examine those questions.

A team of computing education experts will study how students—and teachers—learn mathematics and computer science, and how those ways of learning can influence each other.

The study, funded by a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $1.5 million, is of critical importance as middle schools...

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