SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Cloud, the leader in software delivery acceleration, and Thinkersmith, an organization advocating for computer science literacy, are joining forces to commemorate Pi Day with a fun educational program on Friday, March 14 at Meadow View Elementary in Eugene, Oregon.
In an increasingly software-driven economy, understanding how computers work and how collaboration accelerates problem solving are critical skills to learn. Electric Cloud and Thinkersmith are partnering to educate elementary students on the value of working together as a team to solve problems and build products.
"The possibility for technological growth in the classroom is endless," said Kiki Prottsman, Founder of Thinkersmith. "We are thrilled to be teaming up with a leading software company from Silicon Valley to inspire software development in a creative way for students in Eugene."
"We see the pace of innovation accelerating, and we think people are at the heart of that story," says Steve Brodie, CEO at Electric Cloud. "Successful organizations focus on recruiting the best thinkers available to solve tough problems. We think software innovation is one of the most important problems organizations face today, and we are pleased to support Thinkersmith in their mission of educating our kids on a subject we are passionate about."
Mark Neyer, a senior software engineer for Electric Cloud, will be leading hands-on activities with a gymnasium full of local students at 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 14 at Meadow View Elementary. Each activity will feature team building and highlight the importance of working together.
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