Established in Durham, NC in 1994, Shodor is a nonprofit organization serving students and educators by providing materials and instruction relating to computational science (scientific, interactive computing).
With an Internet presence producing 3 to 4 million page views per month, Shodor has an international impact. Its award-winning, free online education tools such as Interactivate are popular with students and educators alike.
Shodor is transforming learning through computational thinking. In the Raleigh-Durham, NC area, Shodor offers workshops, apprenticeships and internships for youth and teens to build excitement for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through interactive explorations using hands-on and computer-enhanced activities, giving them the experience they will need to pursue a technology-intensive career path.
NCSMT Partnership Award
A video featuring Shodor’s educational partnerships with local after school,
civic, and faith-based youth programs
Cisco Growing With Technology Award
An overview of Shodor’s work and Cisco’s national award for
Shodor’s effective use of technology
Future of the South
Kelley Katzenmeyer wrote, filmed, and edited this award-winning video about being a
Shodor student. She began in a SUCCEED workshop, continued as an apprentice, and later
worked as an intern.