Category «Computer Science»

NCWIT AIC Awards!

At an awards ceremony held at the Boston Museum of Science, I was proud to be one of two Massachusetts educators honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) for promoting and advancing female students in technology disciplines. Even more exciting was sharing the day with one of my rockstars. I nominated …

2019 MBEA Conference Registration Form & Session Details

Hot off the press! The 2019 MBEA conference registration form and session details are now available (PDF | Word). We are also accepting registrations via Eventbrite: mbea2019.eventbrite.com For more information, visit the 2019 Conference page. Please also consider nominating a deserving business educator for the 2019 MBEA Teacher of the Year. Applications for the 2019 award must be postmarked by February …

NCWIT AIC: 2018 Massachusetts Honorable Mention Award!

MHS Newsletter – STEM Week Edition! Shreya Ahuja was selected as a 2018 Massachusetts Aspirations in Computing Honorable Mention Awardee by the National Center for Women & Information Technology. She was recognized at a statewide award ceremony at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology earlier this year. Mansfield High School recently received a glass trophy to …

Celebrating Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code!

As a software industry career-changer and former coding nerd myself, I look forward to Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code every year! I started programming when I was around nine or ten years old. When I wrote my first lines of code in Basic on a green-screen Apple computer, and made my …

STEM Career of the week – Programmer!

Since it’s Computer Science Education Week, I thought this career deserved an encore! Programmer Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and …