Treehouse NewsThis Week on Educate Yourself: Hour of Code, Teaching Coding to K-12, Diversity in CS & More


Faye Bridge
writes on February 1, 2017

We’re back with episode 8 of the Educate Yourself podcast, brought to you by the team behind Treehouse. Tune in every 2 weeks for the latest in the future of learning, higher education and edtech.

This week, our host, Treehouse CEO and founder Ryan Carson, is joined by Londa Quisling, Treehouse’s Chief Product Officer, Dave McFarland, Head of Teaching at Treehouse, and special guest, Baker Franke, Curriculum Development Manager at, a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science.

In this week’s episode, the group discusses Hour of Code, teaching coding to K-12, racial and gender diversity in Computer Science and the AP Curriculum.

Educate Yourself


Listen to episode 8 and subscribe to Educate Yourself in the iTunes Store and on Android.

Topics this week

  • Hour of Code
  • Teaching coding to K-12
  • Racial and gender diversity in Computer Science
  • The AP curriculum

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