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Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schools


Greene County School Superintendent Charles Breland sees the need for more Mississippians trained in computer science. A former technology coordinator in the rural southeast Mississippi district, he said Monday that his school system has struggled to hire a computer technician itself. That’s one reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer science instruction in schools. A total of ...

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HU MEENA — The Three Rs + C: Teaching computer code and critical thinking skills essential in 21st century

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What was the last Wikipedia rabbit trail you traveled down? For me, I found myself reading about Johannes Gutenberg. You know, the 14th century German printing press guy. Gutenberg arguably created the most important invention of the second millennium. With the printing press, Gutenberg played a key role in the dawn of the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, ...

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‘More than a number cruncher’

Veteran state IT manager remembers Y2K, looks forward to e-government The daughter of a small town physician and nurse, Wiggins native Cille Litchfield says she first attended the University of Mississippi with hopes of becoming a biologist. She became interested, however, in a newer discipline that was opening up in the Ole Miss engineering department: computer science. After working as a ...

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