Enhancing our children's S.T.E.A.Meducation is imperative to their success and will help them become innovators of the future.
S.T.E.A.M stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, andMath.
Computer programming falls in line with these concepts because learning to code will help children improve their:
Computer Science Education week
CSEdweek was established to bring awareness to the the importance of Computer Science Education. It began in 2009 with the goal of integrating computer science and other STEM principles into the K-12 education core curriculum. In 2013, Code.orgwas the organizer of the event and structured that week around a new theme, "Hour of Code." It reached over 15 million students and produced over 35,000 events across 67 countries.
According to the CSEd week website, two years later, The Hour of Code reached 100 million "hours served" making the Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week the largest education campaign in history.