NEW YORK, April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Codesters (@icodeinschool), a leading platform for K-12 computer science instruction, announced today a new partnership with Learning.com (@learningdotcom), an award winning digital literacy curriculum provider serving more than five million students in 2,500 school districts nationwide. This new collaboration is expected to bring computer science curriculum to thousands of schools and districts around the country.
"Codesters is thrilled to integrate our classroom-friendly coding curriculum into Learning.com's award-winning EasyTech solution," said Gordon Smith, CEO of Codesters. "Codesters and Learning.com believe every student deserves the opportunity to learn to code. Our partnership with Learning.com is part of our commitment that every student should have access to quality computer science curriculum."
Codesters will be integrated into Learning.com's EasyTech solution as part of their EasyCode curriculum, to create a compelling, integrated solution for schools that are leading the way in teaching computer science.
"In today's world, technology is part of nearly everything we do. Yet, we find that many of today's students are lacking in even the most basic tech skills necessary for success in school, college and careers," said Learning.com CEO, Keith Oelrich. "Through our partnership with Codesters, we are extending our commitment to providing students with opportunities to develop powerful computer science skills with the launch of this new project-based, interactive and engaging curriculum."
Codesters (www.codesters.com) is on a mission to make it fast, easy, and affordable for any school or district to launch a computer science program. The Codesters platform and curriculum provides teachers with everything they need to quickly and seamlessly integrate coding into their school day. Codesters teaches kids Python, a powerful industry programming language, using an innovative coding platform that makes it simple for teachers to transition students from block-based to text-based coding. And since Codesters runs in a web-browser all student work is automatically saved to the cloud so students can log in and learn to code from any computer. Founded in 2014, Codesters is helping hundreds of thousands of K-12 students learn to code.
Founded in 1999, Learning.com currently partners with one in six districts across the country and serves five million students. Learning.com provides K-12 solutions to help students, teachers, and schools excel in a digital world. Districts equip their students with the technology and 21st century skills needed for success on online assessments and in college and the workforce using Learning.com's digital literacy solutions. Learning.com's digital content tools help districts build and share custom digital curriculum helping them meet their instructional goals, facilitate personalized learning, and address budget challenges. Through implementation services and professional development, Learning.com serves educators as they integrate technology and digital content into instruction.