Asia’s popular edtech startup and coding platform for K-12 students Codingal today announced that it has received accreditation from STEM.org for the ‘World’s Best STEM-based Coding Curriculum’ application.
STEM.org is the longest continually operating STEM education research and credentialing organization in the United States. The accreditation further validates Codingal’s pedagogic approach to teaching students coding and computer science with a unique STEM-based curriculum.
The partnership between Codingal and STEM.org combines the power of coding with STEM education and prepares students to tackle new challenges of the 21st century with confidence. It also ensures that students get the most out of Codingal’s world-class curriculum that focuses on and enhances students’ understanding of STEM subjects.
Andrew B. Raupp, Director of STEM.org says, “Codingal helps strengthen STEM learning skills while promoting STEM education. Codingal’s inherent role in the educational ecosystem (both direct & indirect) has placed it in the unique, but challenging position of leading others by example, while striving for continued improvement of its program in the ever-changing, highly competitive 21st century global economy. It is a well-deserved and hard-won achievement.”
Vivek Prakash, co-founder & CEO of Codingal says, “Combining computer science and coding with STEM prepares our students to meet the new challenges of the 21st century with confidence. The future economies are therefore believed to be driven by advances and innovations around STEM based career paths. Our partnership with STEM.org brings the fruition of our mission to empower the creators and innovators of the future”.
Codingal’s best-in-class coding curriculum is built on BIDE (Broad, Inspiring, Deep & Efficient) and BLOOM methodology to ensure that the students are able to effectively remember, understand, apply, analyze, evaluate and create. The activities and projects focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) subjects to improve their understanding and performance at school. The edtech currently caters to over 150,000 students across multiple geographies.