At School or at Home, CompTIA Educational Resources Available to Aspiring Technology Professionals and Their Instructors

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DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With the 2020-21 academic year underway amid much uncertainty, CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the global technology industry, is providing a degree of certainty for students interested in careers in information technology (IT) and the teachers and instructors who are educating them.

CompTIA today announced the availability of a large selection of digital educational resources on IT careers to inspire students and assist teachers, whether instruction is happening in a physical classroom, via remote learning or a combination of both.

“We want students to have all the information they need to learn about the broad selection of career options available with technology companies and in technical roles in virtually every other industry,” said Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of CompTIA. “We’re  committed to providing our partner educators and institutions with the resources and support they need in today’s classroom to

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Computer Science Student Resources | Computer Science Student Resources

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Includes a basic math refresher, a queuing analysis primer, and links to numerous math sites.

Links to important collections of papers, technical reports, and bibliographies.

Advice and guidance for solving homework problems, writing technical reports, and preparing technical presentations.

A variety of useful documents and links.

Useful links and documents for those considering a career in computer science.

You should take your mind off your work once in a while.

A variety of interesting documents and links to other subjects.

All my books and other Pearson books available via this Web site at a greater discount than online bookstores. Go to discount book purchase.

This site provides information and links for computer science students. It also contains a number of documents that you may find useful in your ongoing computer science education. If you have any suggestions for site content, please email me by clicking on “contact me”, below.
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Web resources related to the book You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier

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Web resources related to the book You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier

Web resources related to the book,

You Are Not a Gadget

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by Jaron Lanier

Please read these Frequently Asked Questions
(I am updating them as I get feedback about the book, so please check in on them
from time to time.) 

Yet more questions: the book’s political
and economic arguments.

Yet more questions:  Jaron and
Microsoft (including archival materials)

Jaron’s on the TIME 100 list for 2010

Some links related to the book:

Written by Jaron:

NY Times oped on fanaticism in digital politics

Remembering Steve Jobs in Communications of the ACM

and transcript introducing the Local/Global Flip, on

In the New Statesman (UK),

memories of Silicon Valley

Recollections of 9/11 in an anthology
(note this was done shortly after the
attack, and my views have not remained fixed since then)

In The

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Computer Technology Standards of Learning Resources

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Standards of Learning (SOL) & Testing

Standards of Learning (SOL) for Computer Technology

Adopted 2013, to be fully implemented in 2013-2014

The revised Computer Technology Standards of Learning were approved by the Virginia Board of Education in February 2013.  These standards outline the content and skills that teachers in Virginia are expected to integrate into their classrooms so that students are proficient in technology use. 

Standards of Learning for Computer Technology
– Adopted 2012

All Computer Technology Word / PDF NA
Grades K-2 Word / PDF NA
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