While the education news agenda in the UK continues to discuss the need to reinvigorate the computer science curriculum, over the past year the use of .NET Gadgeteer in education steadily has gained momentum, and that surge in interest received significant validation a few weeks ago in Hamburg, Germany.

 

"The 7th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education, Best paper Award" (WiPSCE 2012)

http://blogs.technet.com/b/inside_microsoft_research/archive/2012/12/19/net-gadgeteer-gets-youths-excited-about-computer-science.aspx