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Cindy Axne and Google Teach Students the Importance of Computer Science

Students at Edmunds Elementary School participated in an interactive presentation teaching the basics of programming and problem-solving skills.

Rep. Cindy Axne joined up with representatives from Google to help teach elementary school students the importance of computer science. It was all part of Google’s CS First Roadshow. Students at Edmunds Elementary School participated in an interactive presentation teaching the basics of programming and problem-solving skills. The program tries to encourage kids to develop an interest in STEM education. Axne says she believes programs like this are essential to keep Iowa competitive in technology.

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