Turning tech teens into dreamers and developers



By Tom Salonek, Star Tribune

“The tech sector is white hot — on track to grow faster than all but five other industries by 2020 and, among all of them, tech pays the best with the average software developer earning $92,080. Yet interest in the IT field among young people is tepid at best. We need to light a metaphorical fire in the hearts and minds of high school and college students, one that extends beyond simply using cool tech gadgets and software to actually dreaming and developing it. Most importantly, we need to teach kids to code.”

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