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Shirley Lane Elementary Launches Game Development STEM Program with the Help of Mastery Coding

Elementary School in Bakersfield, California, adds award-winning computer science curriculum to their course lineup.

October 27, 2022
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The Day In The Life Of A Professional Esports Player

See what goes on behind the scenes as we follow professional gamers through their daily routine!

October 11, 2022
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More than Gaming: Career Opportunities in the Esports Industry

A Passion for Video Games Can Set Students Up for Future Career Success. Here’s How:

October 13, 2022
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Industry Information

Get the scoop on the worlds of education, technology, esports, and STEM.

The Day In The Life Of A Professional Coder

What’s it like to work in tech? See what goes on behind the scenes as we follow coders through their daily routine!

November 10, 2022
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How Computers Turn Ones and Zeros into 3D Worlds

Discover exactly how computers take zeroes and ones and use them to generate convincing 3D spaces.

October 18, 2022
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The Day In The Life Of A Professional Esports Player

See what goes on behind the scenes as we follow professional gamers through their daily routine!

October 11, 2022
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Top 5 Best Ways To Learn Computer Programming

Learn computer programming from the ground up with these 5 easy methods. It won't take long before you start seeing results.

October 13, 2022
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LAB Midwest - The Complete Guide to Esports for Schools

Brought to you by LAB Midwest, this article provides a comprehensive guide to academic esports.

September 15, 2022
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The Importance of an Effective After School Program

Effective afterschool programs help children develop skills they'll need later on in life. Discover what makes a great one!

October 13, 2022
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More than Gaming: Career Opportunities in the Esports Industry

A Passion for Video Games Can Set Students Up for Future Career Success. Here’s How:

October 13, 2022
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The Future of CTE in the United States

Evolving our education system to prepare students for a world changed by technology is critical. 

October 14, 2022
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Preparing Students for a Remote-Work Industry

It’s more important than ever to both accept and prepare students for the reality of remote work becoming mainstream.

October 14, 2022
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Social Emotional Learning: Coders Need SEL too!

Discover six crucial social and emotional skills you need to develop to become the best coder you can be!

October 14, 2022
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5 Surprising Coding Careers Outside of Tech

STEM Career Exploration: Discover five unexpected fields that are hiring coders right now:

October 14, 2022
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We Won't be Returning to a Pre-Covid Curriculum

Many believe that because of Covid, grade school education will never be the same.

August 31, 2022
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We Need to Talk About Tech Equity

How can we help and change the tech industry to become representative of our diverse population?

October 14, 2022
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Unity Certified User Programmer: Tips for Test Success

Are you prepared for the UCU:P? Discover tips to this popular professional development exam.

October 14, 2022
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Why Unity is the Best Game Engine for Beginners

We choose Unity because it’s the best game engine for beginner game developers. Discover nine reasons why:

October 14, 2022
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6 Benefits of Adding Certification Opportunities to Schools

To best serve your school’s community, bring industry-recognized certifications to your school.

October 14, 2022
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Your Students Should be Using GitHub

To build impressive project showcases, your students should be using GitHub. Here’s why:

October 17, 2022
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How to Set Up a Great GitHub Profile

Follow the steps provided to set up a GitHub profile that will excite recruiters and employers alike:

October 17, 2022
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How did Esports Become so Popular?

How did esports emerge and evolve so quickly? And why did they become such a resounding success?

October 17, 2022
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Schools Want to Know: Is There a Future to Esports?

How will esports evolve over the next decade? Here are the most likely changes we’ll observe:

October 17, 2022
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What Makes a Good Certification?

What to Look For in Certifications: Three key traits to look for to find valuable certifications for students.

October 18, 2022
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STEM and Technology: The Gap in the Industry

Even with a Greater Need for its Products and Services in the United States, the Tech Industry Lacks Qualified Applicants.

October 18, 2022
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The Benefits of Participating in Esports

Just like a passion for academics, sports, or any other hobby, a passion for esports could result in career opportunities.

October 18, 2022
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Gamers to Makers: The Game-and-Learn Movement

The Game-and-Learn movement leverages gaming to facilitate education. Esports in schools means healthier gamers!

October 18, 2022
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Company News

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Shirley Lane Elementary Launches Game Development STEM Program with the Help of Mastery Coding

Elementary School in Bakersfield, California, adds award-winning computer science curriculum to their course lineup.

October 27, 2022
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Mastery Coding X Amateur Esports Association

Mastery Coding is excited to announce a new partnership between Mastery Coding and the Amateur Esports Association (AEA)!

October 13, 2022
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Mastery Coding Launches Esports Career Exploration Elective

The MSE: Career Explorations in Esports course grants students the opportunity to explore new careers

October 13, 2022
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ACTE Launches Esports Area of Interest

Mastery Coding becomes a corporate member as ACTE announces the new Esports Area of Interest.

July 27, 2022
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Mastery Coding Officially Launches Mastery Esports League

The MEL will allow Pathway Esports students to put team practice to the test in regular inter-school competitions.

August 31, 2022
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Mastery Coding's 2022 Climate Impact Report

Providing the next generation with a habitable planet is all of our responsibility; we’re doing our fair share.

April 21, 2022
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Mastery Coding Recognized as a 2022 Top STEM Solutions Provider

Mastery Coding is honored to be recognized as a Top 10 STEM Solutions Provider by Education Technology Insights.

October 14, 2022
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Mastery Coding Wins 2021 EdTech Awards Trendsetter 2021

The entire team at Mastery Coding is humbled and honored by EdTech's recognition.

June 28, 2022
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The Mastery Coding Story (So Far)

Mastery Coding was born in a classroom and crafted by teachers and students. Discover the origin story of our company:

October 14, 2022
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Benefits of Partnering with Mastery Coding

When schools and districts work with Mastery Coding, the entire community wins.

October 14, 2022
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October 14, 2022
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Meet the Mastery Coding Coders

Meet our team of computer science specialists!

February 21, 2022
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Meet the Creatives of Mastery Coding

Meet our team of writers, artists, developers, and teachers.

June 28, 2022
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Introducing: Mastery Coding's SEL Computer Science Competencies

We’re proud to announce the launch of Mastery Coding's Social Emotional Learning Computer Science Competencies.

October 17, 2022
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Meet Mastery Coding's Leadership Team

Meet our team of executives: Alan Sitomer, Joe Gabaldon, and Benjamin O'Gradney.

September 1, 2022
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Partnership Announcement: Mastery Coding x LAB Midwest

Two pioneers of ed-tech partner to empower students to meet tomorrow's challenges through intelligent technology education.

September 1, 2022
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"Pathway Esports got me into Video Editing", says YouTube Gamer

The Mastery Coding team sat down with YouTuber, Zack “Zax is kewl”, to discuss his experience as a Pathway Esports student.

October 18, 2022
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Introducing: Computer Science Essentials

This hybrid elementary course teaches STEM, Computer Literacy, and STEM Career Exploration.

October 18, 2022
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Classroom Clues

Looking for classroom inspiration? Discover MC’s collection of teacher and student tips and resources.

How to Make Coding Education Fun for Kids

To interest young children in computer science, make the curriculum fun. Here’s how:

October 13, 2022
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A Parent's Guide: How to Bring Mastery Coding to School

Inspire your school to partner with Mastery Coding and bring productive, academic esports to your students. 

October 13, 2022
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Healthy Gaming: Social Emotional Learning in Academic Esports

SEL and Academic Esports are the perfect pair for developing practical soft skills in young students.

October 13, 2022
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How to Inspire your School to Partner with Mastery Coding

A Students Guide: Discover how to inspire your school to partner with Mastery Coding. 

October 13, 2022
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Internet Safety: 10 Tips for Staying Safe Online

In a newly-launched series with AEA, Mastery Coding explores how students can safely navigate the online world.

October 13, 2022
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6 Tips for Learning Code Faster

How can you fast-track your code-learning journey? Follow these six surprising strategies:

October 14, 2022
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The Programming Major Application: Admission 101

In a sea of computer science applications, how can yours stand out and win over admissions officers?

July 19, 2022
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For the Young Women Coding in Classes Filled with Boys

Coding is, will be, and was always for women too. The future of technology is a limitless frontier. What will you pioneer?

July 12, 2022
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5 Coding Challenges Every Beginner Should Try

The more you use the logic and tools you’ve learned, the better a coder you’ll become.

August 31, 2022
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How to Teach Coding (Without Knowing How to Code)

Discover five amazing tips for effectively teaching your students how to code without needing to be an expert programmer:

October 14, 2022
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This Summer, Coding Education Needs to Put Fun First

Discover tips to keep your students engaged and relaxed as you work towards narrowing the Homework Gap.

October 14, 2022
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Benefits of Digital Portfolios in the Classroom

Discover five reasons why you should add digital portfolios to your classroom:

October 14, 2022
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Help Your Students Flow: Coding the Flow State

How can you keep your students engaged through long and arduous coding lessons? Let your students flow.

October 14, 2022
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CIW Site Development Associate: Tips for Test Success

We're here to help simplify your exam research. To save you time, we trawled CIW’s content and unearthed the critical bits!

October 14, 2022
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Why Every Student Should Learn to Code

Discover ten reasons why all students should learn to code.

October 17, 2022
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Viral Trend Watch: Devious Licks & Memetics

How Educators Can Defend Schools Against Viral Trends

October 17, 2022
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Students Want to Know: Is it Hard to Learn Code?

To motivate persistence it's crucial that teachers are aware of the potential roadblocks their students may come across...

October 17, 2022
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How to Inspire Young Women to Become Technologists

More Women Will Maintain Interest in Computer Science and Coding When Courses Make Room for Creativity

July 27, 2022
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12 Women that Changed the World of Gaming

This women's history month, join us in celebrating the trailblazers of video game history!

October 18, 2022
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Gaming Benefits: Your Brain on Video Games

Are there benefits to video gaming and playing esports? Here's the answer, according to science!

October 18, 2022
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The History of Esports, Gaming, and Play

Competitive play is a foundational aspect of the human experience. When the world went digital, players turned to esports.

October 18, 2022
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What Programming Language Should You Learn?

No matter what you want to do, or who you want to be, learning to code will give you a massive advantage in your career.

July 13, 2022
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Make Gaming Educational: 6 Tips for Productive Gaming

Gaming can be used as a way to develop good studying habits and practices. Here's how esports in schools can help students.

September 1, 2022
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We Asked Our Engineers What Advice They Would Give to New Coders:

We rounded up our engineers and asked them to share the best lessons that they learned on their code-learning journeys.

September 1, 2022
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Esports

Esports Tips: 5 Skills Every Team Needs to Succeed

How to have Healthy Gaming in Schools: Discover the top five skills your team needs to level up:

October 14, 2022
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Healthy Gaming: Habits to Improve Your Esports Scores

Discover how to become a healthy gamer and the benefits that your sessions will see after you practice healthy esports.

October 14, 2022
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How to Start an Esports Organization in Your School

Discover the first steps to take to form an esports organization for your student body:

October 17, 2022
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How do Esports Players Make Money?

Just like with traditional sports, esports offers many revenue sources (and career options) for their players.

October 17, 2022
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Schools Should Consider Esports an Academic Activity

For the sake of your students and their success in careers, here’s why you should add esports to your official school lineup:

October 18, 2022
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A Case for Academic Esports in Schools

Academic Esports is So Much More than Kids Playing Video Games. Discover the benefit of having esports in your school.

October 18, 2022
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Mastery Coding Launches Pathway Esports

Get your students in the game with affordable esports courses. Introducing: Pathway Esports.

October 18, 2022
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