Del Mar Times Newspaper, November 14, 2011 "Former Navy pilot, electrical engineer and computer manufacturer Vic Wintriss has the outrageous idea that children of grade- and middle-school ages can be taught computer programming — and, who knows, might even become the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates — or at least help alleviate a looming national shortage of one million programmers that threatens the current U.S. leadership status in technology." ...read more
By: Sherry Booth Freeman, Ph.D. NC State Unniversity "One of the greatest challenges facing the U.S. technology economy today is a crucial shortage of skilled and trained information technology professionals. While there are currently more than half a million open jobs across every industry that require computing skills, employers are only able to fill an estimated 30% of the positions.
Lead Teacher Keith Groves along with students Yashwin Madakamutil, Alec [...]
This year we embarked upon a unique partnership with E3 [...]
La Jolla Patch, 2015
"Watch student-designed autonomous robots go through their paces with no human intervention.The 8th annual International Autonomous Robot Competition (iARoC) is a friendly competition that will be held at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center on June 27th & 28th 10am-4pm.
The League: giving kids the power to code June Clarke heads an after-school program that teaches programming
Why Join the League of Amazing Programmers, as told by Stephen Cerruti, Senior Software Developer at Asset Science
Assets Science, November 2014 I’m passionate about software engineering and I’m passionate about education so I jumped at the chance to become a volunteer teacher at The League of Amazing Programmers. The League’s mission is to give kids the advantage they need to prepare for science and technology careers of the 21st century. They accomplish this using in person Java programming classes focused on the development of games, social and mobile applications and automated robots.