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8 Compelling Books to Get Kids Programming - Fractus Learning

8 Compelling Books to Get Kids Programming - Fractus Learning | children's books | Scoop.it

These 8 kids programming books traverse the technology fields and go beyond just writing code to inspire young coders and build some pretty awesome stuff.


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I sure wish that someone had given myself and some of my friends a gentle push towards learning coding. Such a valuable skill in today's society! 

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Kids Learn About Healthy Snacks on Healthy Heroes

Kids Learn About Healthy Snacks on Healthy Heroes | children's books | Scoop.it
Healthy Heroes is a free iPad app designed to help children learn about healthy snacks and meals. In the free app students feed healthy foods to a friendly monster. Before each activity students are shown a few healthy foods and they’re told a bit about the nutrition and calories of the foods.

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Exactly what kids these days should be picking from the amazing technologies that they now have available to them. 

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, May 14, 2013 6:49 PM

Food Education for kids....start them young....

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Basics, Part 3: Are you choosing words that ... - Write Kids' Books!

Basics, Part 3: Are you choosing words that ... - Write Kids' Books! | children's books | Scoop.it
So picking the words to go into your kids' book should be simple… but it's not. In the first post in this series, Basics, Part 1: What is a children's book? I laid out the most simple definition of a children's book: Pages between ...
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Fantastic post on vocabulary for children's books. Really good stuff.

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Teaching Children to Practice Acts of Kindness

Teaching Children to Practice Acts of Kindness | children's books | Scoop.it
Personalized Childrens Books at Sandbox Learning.

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I am a big fan of sandbox learning, definitely some good lessons to pick up each and every day. 

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Steamrollered: when librarians are told to censor kids' books - Boing ...

Steamrollered: when librarians are told to censor kids' books - Boing ... | children's books | Scoop.it
Of all the professional challenges librarians face, there's nothing quite like a demand to remove a book. Sandy Bradley discovered that when it comes to children's literature, there's no telling what kind of book will arouse ...
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We have all had run ins with parents like those mentioned in this very well written piece. The librarians mentioned did well to navigate the tricky waters of political correctness. 

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