Tech Savvy Code is committed to reshaping the landscape of computer science education. Our mission is to ignite a passion for technology and innovation in underrepresented groups, challenging the traditional male, white-centric computer science curriculum. We strive to create a diverse pipeline of innovators and creators by providing accessible, engaging, and inclusive educational experiences. Our goal is not just to teach coding skills but to inspire a new generation of thinkers who see themselves as an integral part of the technology community, regardless of their background. We believe that by changing the narrative and democratizing access to computer science education, we can empower all students to become leaders and change-makers in the tech world. Explore our free and paid resources. We hope that you enjoy what we have to offer!
About our Founder
Portia Morrell is a dedicated and accomplished educator with a passion for helping others develop their tech and computer science skills. With over 10 years of experience as a computer science teacher, Portia has had a significant impact on the education landscape, both in the classroom and beyond. She has also played many roles from after school and summer camp instructor, director, adjunct professor, CS consultant and presenter.
Our Core Values
Recognizing the vast diversity of the tech world, we offer a wide range of content to cater to different learning styles, backgrounds, and interests. Our goal is to make computer science education as inclusive and engaging as possible, reflecting the varied tapestry of learners we serve.
Our ethos is 'learning by doing'. We engage students in meaningful projects that build not just their technical abilities but also essential life skills like problem-solving, creativity, and teamwork. Our project-based learning model ensures that students not only learn the concepts but also apply them in innovative ways.
We believe in the power of practical, hands-on experiences. Our programs bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world scenarios, helping students to see the tangible impact and relevance of their coding skills. This approach not only enriches learning but also prepares students for real-life challenges and opportunities.
At the heart of Tech Savvy Code lies a steadfast commitment to a research-driven approach. We leverage evidence-based strategies to ensure our computer science education remains cutting-edge and effective. Our focus is on continuously enhancing our teaching methodologies to maximize learning outcomes, staying abreast of the latest developments in educational technology.