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This 15-Year-Old Built An App To Help His High School Debate Team. It Could Do Much More Than That

At an age when most high school sophomores are popping pimples and grinding gears on their parents’ cars, Tanay Tandonput filed a patent for a news-reader algorithm and cranked out a Flipboard competitor.<p>Tanay Tandon apologized for not being able to meet in person for our interview. “I don’t have a …

High School

Kids, programming, and doing more

I built Code Monster and Code Maven to get more kids interested in programming. Why is programming important?<p>Computers are a powerful tool. They let …

Codecademy Partners With Twitter, Evernote, Box, And Others To Offer A Suite Of New API Lessons

It’s a great time to be a programmer right now, for many reasons — one of which is the wide variety of open application programming interfaces (APIs) that are available that allow developers to build applications with sophisticated features more quickly and easily than ever.<p>Codecademy, the startup …

Project-Based Learning and Common Core Standards

The first question about Common Core State Standards, <i>What will they look like?</i>, has been answered. The answer is: <i>Very different.</i> The internationally …

Yong Zhao: PBL Develops Students' Creative Confidence

"What makes someone successful in the 21st century is definitely not your ability to memorize facts. What will make someone successful is your …

Pedagogy