Google RISE Partnership award brings computer programming to Mexican Schools through Chic@s Code

Boulder, Colorado – February 3, 2015 - Thanks to the 2015 Google RISE Partnership awarded to Scalable Game Design Mexico: Chic@s Code, girls in middle schools in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico will be learning computational thinking through Game Design. The Scalable Game Design (SGD) Project at the University of Colorado in partnership with the Computational Thinking Foundation, Tecnológico de Monterrey, the Instituto Innovación Transferencia Tecnología, Secretaria de Educación de Nuevo León, and the Shodor Education Foundation will introduce game design to more than 3,500 middle school students, including 1,700 girls. This partnership will provide computer science education through the proven Scalable Game Design curriculum. Chic@s Code will also produce Spanish language SGD curriculum for use all over the U.S. (read more…)