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Hour of Code at edX Yesterday, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code, we hosted a special #CSEdWeekMA event with Mass TLC Ed Foundation. We welcomed Massachusetts teachers, students and technologists to our edX offices in Cambridge to discuss the future of education and explore edX CS courses and the edX High School initiative. Cambridge Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan kicked off...

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Next week kicks off Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), celebrating computer science and inspiring learners and teachers to explore coding. During CSEdWeek, learners of all ages are encouraged to dive into coding and try an Hour of Code. At edX, we celebrate CS and increasing access to computer science education. EdX computer science courses inspire and teach tomorrow’s great computer scientists. And, edX courses are made...

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EdX Learner Georgiana Blantin, age 25 from Baja California, Mexico, was a student from the last iteration of HTML5 Coding Essentials and Best Practices in June 2015, and wrote in to the course staff to share her experience.  I grew up homeschooled in a very small town – a very isolated life – and it means so much to me to have found such a...

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A new global report shows engineering rated as a top job because of its high-earning potential and the opportunity to innovate and solve critical world problems. The survey done in the U.S., Germany, Japan, Turkey, India and Brazil revealed that engineering is a highly desirable career and especially for students in growing economies. 80% of students in India and Turkey, and 66% of all men...

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This post originally ran on Mashable. Read the full post here. No matter where you’re at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart from the hundreds of other applicants. Worked in the same position for a long time? Expertise in a new field could be the factor that gets...

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