CS Recitations Blog

Come visit us at Natick Days, Saturday, Sept. 9th!

David Horrigan - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

CS Recitations is a proud sponsor of Natick's 2017 annual Natick Days festival celebrating the Natick community. Come out to enjoy the food, fun, and entertainment, and stop by our booth to meet us and learn more about our offerings. The event runs 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Natick Common in Natick Center. There is something for the whole family -- click here to learn more. We'll see you there! Rain date is Sunday, September 10.

A Computer Science Education Improves Math Skills!

David Horrigan - Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Computer Science is not just for aspiring engineers – it is for every child, and it is rapidly becoming recognized as a core competency in K-12 education.  In 2008, The National Mathematics Advisory Panel issued the following statement in “Foundations for Success: Final Report” (2008):

“The Panel recommends that computer programming be considered as an effective tool… for developing specific mathematics concepts and applications, and mathematical problem-solving abilities.”

New research confirms that students who learn computer science and computer programming before or during middle school achieve higher math scores on subsequent standardized math tests. For example, see:  “Programming Literacy Needs to be a Core Content Standard: A Case Study of Teaching 7th and 8th Grade Students Computer Programming” (Dr. Geoffrey Wright, School of Technology, Brigham Young University 2013).

At CS Recitations, we offer children aged 8 to 18 a comprehensive computer science education which emphasizes critical thinking and problem solving skills.  Our students build analytical skills that transfer to a host of other disciplines, including math, all while having fun with challenging and varied computer science assignments, projects  and competitions.

CS Recitations Welcome Blog

David Horrigan - Friday, July 07, 2017

Welcome to the NEW CS Recitations blog! Here you will find information on our computer science classes, recitations, and competitions, as well as the latest in computer science education and technology.

We offer year-round computer science classes for ages 8-18, instructor-led in-person recitations to complement online MIT Edx courses, and add-on tracks to apply what is learned in the classroom in popular computer science competition. Our small classes are led by expert teachers using proven content. Our classrooms are equipped the latest, state-of-the-art technology to create dynamic, interactive learning environments. At CS Recitations, we set the standard for computer science instruction for school-aged students.

For more information, please browse our offerings, email us, or make an appointment to come in and speak with us!

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