2020 NCWIT Award Honorable Mentions

Congratulations to both Christina Li ’21 and Sarah Chen ’21! Each year, NCWIT (National Council for Women in Technology) recognizes technological achievements of US female students.  There are five levels of achievement, with the top two at the national level (winners and honorable mention), followed by recognition at the state level.  Out of top 400… Read More

Gayatri Rajan ’22 wins Congressional App Challenge

Last Monday, Gayatri Rajan won the Congressional App Award for 6th congressional district, for her app Clarity.  I attached a photo of Gayatri receiving her award from our congressman Seth Moulton; here is a link to a video describing her app. Gayatri learned AP Comp Sci A on her own last year and earned a… Read More

In Defense of High Stakes

In setting students up for success beyond school, is there merit to high-stakes forms of assessment? Read this post by Nick Zufelt, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science and Tang Fellow for the Tang Institute’s blog.