Hour of Code comes to TFA

Computers are everywhere, and are changing every industry around the world. But fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Good news, The First Academy is on our way to change this! If you've heard about the Hour of Code before, you might know it made history. This year with the help of The First Academy, Hour of Code hit the 500 million student mark. TFA had over 400 students participate in this global movement. Since the start... Read More.

Do you QR Code?

Do you code? Maybe you have seen this on a product.  On the label somewhere you will find a square black and white scanning code much like a bar code.  This little piece of marketing is called a QR... Read More.

Computer Science Misses…

Computer coding is the hot new topic to teach students in classes today. The education blogs, tech blogs, etc are all abuzz by the importance of teaching coding in the school classroom. The iPad and... Read More.

Marsha Brown Teacher Spotlight

Mrs. Marsha Brown is a member of the TFA Upper School Science Department. Brown teaches AP, Honors, and College Prep Chemistry courses. She is a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who... Read More.

Are you Ready to Drive?

Apple has been busy lately with the new iOS 8, iPhone 6 and 6+, and the recently rolled out OS X Yosemite for Mac computers. Somewhere along the way either during a new setup or update on a device... Read More.