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Engage Kids With Coding By Letting Them Design, Create, and Tell Stories

Engage Kids With Coding By Letting Them Design, Create, and Tell Stories | 21st century education | Scoop.it

Thousands of events around the world are encouraging computer-coding literacy. "Coding is really about creative self-expression and storytelling," says Mitchel

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Coding as a language is here to stay.  Lets start teaching it in our classrooms!

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Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia

Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia | 21st century education | Scoop.it
The girl who made making things fun on her web shows has a book explaining engineering and coding projects.
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We are ordering some of these for our learning commons!  Teaching code just got easier!

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The Hour of Code is here

The Hour of Code is here | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Join millions of students to learn about the Hour of Code, the largest learning event in world history.
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Free hour of instruction for your students to learn how to code. How COOL is that! Thanks for sharing Carrie.

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6 Inspiring Websites That Teach You To Code

6 Inspiring Websites That Teach You To Code | 21st century education | Scoop.it
If you've always had a desire to build your own apps or create your own websites, then you can begin your coding education with nothing more than a browser, an internet connection, and some spare time.

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Coding is the next alphabet.  Let's encourage our students to be coders!

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer) | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Guest blogger Vicki Davis, a computer science teacher and IT integrator, celebrates Computer Science Education Week with an extensive list of year-round resources for teaching students how to code.

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Older article but pertinent information with resources on teaching your students coding.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, November 29, 2014 7:37 AM

Vicki Davis shares a great roster of ways to make more than an Hour of Code possible in every K-12 classroom.

Lúcio Botelho's curator insight, November 29, 2014 7:51 PM

Mais alguns exemplos de programas

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Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students | MindShift

Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students | MindShift | 21st century education | Scoop.it

Some of the most important subject areas and activities we want students to learn are the very ones that are left out of many schools: the arts, and computer programming.

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Programming is the new second language if you want to get ahead in any career. 

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