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Topic: Everyone Can Code

Tim Cook launches AR civil rights education program with EdFarm

02/27/2020, 12:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook's visit to Birmingham, Alabama was for an announcement involving the educational nonprofit EdFarm, which is going to provide access to Apple's coding and creation curriculum as well as teaching about civil rights through the use of augmented reality.

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Tim Cook making announcement in Birmingham, Alabama on Thursday

02/26/2020, 01:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is heading to Birmingham, Alabama on Thursday to announce an educational initiative with Mayor Randall Woodfin.

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Apple creates Swift tutorial for Girls Who Code non-profit

08/20/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple is partnering with young women's non-profit Girls Who Code to deliver a specialized Swift tutorial serving students from sixth through 12th grades, it was announced on Tuesday.

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Apple shines spotlight on Teacher Coding Academies

08/07/2019, 08:08 am

Apple is hosting a series of training sessions for teachers, intended to instruct them on how to best educate the next generation on how to use the principles of coding in everyday tasks.

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Apple's Tim Cook meets WWDC 2019 scholarship winner in Florida

05/07/2019, 09:05 pm

While in Florida for SAP's annual Sapphire user conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook took time out of his schedule to visit meet Worldwide Developers Conference scholarship winner Liam Rosenfeld at an Orlando Apple store.

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Alongside efforts to drive coding competency, Apple releases Swift 5 with ABI compatibility, new features

03/27/2019, 03:03 pm

This week, Apple's Swift programing language team released version 5 for use in Xcode 10.2, reaching the milestone of ABI stability-- compatibility with code compiled with future versions of Swift compilers-- and introducing new coding features for developers. Swift as a language is maturing alongside Apple's efforts to make code development an attainable skill for students.

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'Sesame Street'-themed kids show for Apple TV+ will teach coding basics

03/25/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple is hoping to encourage more kids to learn to program via one of its Apple TV+ shows, extending its existing Swift-based coding curriculum by having a Sesame Street-themed show teaching the fundamentals program design and creation.

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Apple's Everyone Can Code being used in 4,000 schools, 80 community colleges in US

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Speaking at introductory remarks before Wednesday's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C., Apple CEO Tim Cook detailed that there were over 4,000 U.S. schools using "Everyone Can Code" materials, with 80 community colleges also participating in the initiative.

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