Computer Science : The Most Important Skill Of The 21st Century

1462 WordsDec 10, 20156 Pages
Having knowledge of computer science is helpful nowadays and it can be useful in almost everything. Because of computer science, websites are programmed to give search results so quickly; characters on a video game are able to move, tiny screen on a phone can allow someone to browse a web, or even shopping online: many people can feel confident their credit card number will not be stolen. Computer science in nowadays is the most important skill of the 21st century. Nevertheless, it is not widely taught. Many students do not know about computer science. In high school “too many of them are learning English, art history, or ethnic or gender studies, and not enough in technology” (Schulzke). With such a high job growing market and being one of the most important skill in the 21st century, computer science should be mandatory in high school. Most of students who enter high school are not expecting to be in a class that teaches coding, programming or anything that deals with computer science. In addition, many of them do not even know what computer science is. They enter high school with the expectation to learn math, writing and science (Schulzke). Which are actually important to learn, but having knowledge in computer science is as important too. Especially in nowadays where technology surrounds us. As university of Michigan states, “Computer science is an integral part of our lives, shaping virtually everything from the objects around us to the ways in which we communicate,
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