Educational Technology

October 20, 2012

Tackling the tech gender gap by teaching girls to code

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by Tricia Bobeda, WBEZ

Computer programming seemed like alphabet soup to Keautishay Young when she was a freshman. But after four years at Chicago Tech Academy, she can rattle off half a dozen programming languages she’s comfortable working in. “We learned HTML, CSS, C-Sharp, C++,” Young said. “We learned a little bit of Java, HTML5 and CSS3.” At the charter school on the southwest side, teens aren’t just using computers to browse Facebook. They’re learning to build their own websites and smartphone apps.

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