The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

Number Of AP CompSci Exams Doubled From 2016 To 2017

Last year was the first time schools offered AP Computer Science Principles, which offers a wider variety of programming languages than the regular computer science AP. The course resulted in record numbers of women and people of color taking computer science courses.”


Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

Readers include teachers, school leaders, university overseers, conference organizers, think tank workers, startup founders, nonprofit leaders, and people who are simply interested in what’s happening in education. They say it helps them keep tabs on what matters most in the conversation surrounding schools, teaching, learning, and more.

Peter Nilsson


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