Why leveraging computer science is crucial to every classroom

Here are 3 benefits of integrating computer science throughout the curriculum

2. Enhanced efficiency
Students are now expected to be knowledgeable and comfortable with computers and various other communication systems. This expectation is leading to more productivity and efficiency in the classroom, which translates to a more advanced education. By integrating more innovation in instructional techniques and delivery systems through use of technologies in the classroom, educators are achieving results faster than ever.

Between establishing a voice across social media channels, a professional identity throughout online networks, and maintaining an educational portfolio, computer science is teaching students to multitask on a completely new level. Additionally, when students are given access to online learning outside of the classroom today with the use of hotspots, learners can stay connected at all times and teachers have the flexibility to incorporate additional digital learning opportunities.

3. Abundance of opportunities
In comparison to other fields of study, computer science skills are transferable across almost every industry. Coding, specifically, is considered to be one of the most invaluable job skills of the future as countless companies require it for their business infrastructure, software, and online presence. In fact, between 2016 and 2026, employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 19 percent.

Computer science forces students to think critically and communicate in the digital world, while simultaneously giving them a competitive advantage in our ever-evolving technological world and help ensure future global stability and success.

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