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Resources For Starting and Running a Mobile Makerspace - Makerspaces.com

Resources For Starting and Running a Mobile Makerspace - Makerspaces.com | coding | Scoop.it
One of the first things you need to do when starting a school or library makerspace is to find the “space”.  Sometimes your facility just doesn’t have a free room available or you want to start small and test this…
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Computational thinking for all

Computational thinking for all | coding | Scoop.it
ISTE and the Computer Science Teachers Association collaborated on a series of resources designed to help prepare young learners to become computational thinkers who understand how today
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It’s time to demystify computational thinking

It’s time to demystify computational thinking | coding | Scoop.it
“ In the universe of computer science, the definition and application of computational thinking is widely acknowledged as a pathway to problem solving, easily transferable to other academic subjects and even everyday life.”
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Beyond the Classroom: A look at both sides of the coding curriculum debate

Beyond the Classroom: A look at both sides of the coding curriculum debate | coding | Scoop.it
Today, there are an infinite number of articles from both advocates and critics of the recent push for getting coding curriculum into elementary ( and secondary) schools. The more you read, the more interesting the discussion gets. Let’s take a look at their points.
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Logistics of a Makerspace: Scheduling

Logistics of a Makerspace: Scheduling | coding | Scoop.it
During my poster session at ISTE, I must have been asked dozens of times: "When do students use your Makerspace?  How do you organize scheduling?" I am in a magnet middle school on a flexible sched...
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Home | Hello Ruby

Home | Hello Ruby | coding | Scoop.it
Welcome to the whimsical world of computing. Hello Ruby is a children’s book and an app that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities. It’s suited for kids between 5 and 8 (but even adults might learn something new).
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Learning to Code Becomes Learning to Learn

Learning to Code Becomes Learning to Learn | coding | Scoop.it
Through learning to code, a teacher embraces the growth mindset by asking for help, accepting and exploring failure, and keeping it fun and authentic.
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What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This

What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This | coding | Scoop.it
The world belongs to people who code. Those who don’t understand will be left behind.
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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | coding | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


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Chris Carter's curator insight, July 9, 2015 8:17 PM

We just ran a two-week J Term on coding using MineCraft and the kids loved it.

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How Minecraft is being used in education.

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10 Simple-But-Fun Arduino Projects

10 Simple-But-Fun Arduino Projects | coding | Scoop.it
John Boxall, author of the new book Arduino Workshop, shares a few of the projects from his book on how to get started with the microcontroller. (Click the links to see PDFs of the complete materials list and coding needed.)
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10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code - InformationWeek

10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code  - InformationWeek | coding | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check programming off your skills life-list.
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5 Games That Teach You How to Code

5 Games That Teach You How to Code | coding | Scoop.it
“ These Web games will give you a fun and engaging introduction to the world of programming.”
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Why iPads And Chromebooks Won’t Save the Classroom

Why iPads And Chromebooks Won’t Save the Classroom | coding | Scoop.it
The founder of Kano, a kid's computer, says DIY is better than off-the-shelf.
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Digital Technologies Foundation to Year 10 Curriculum by rows - The Australian Curriculum v7.5

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Clock That Isn’t a Bomb

How to Make Your Own Homemade Clock That Isn’t a Bomb | coding | Scoop.it
A teenager thought he'd show off his tech prowess by bringing a homemade digital clock to school. Instead, he was arrested. 
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Cracking the code: why girls turn away from computing

Cracking the code: why girls turn away from computing | coding | Scoop.it
It is the “must-have” subject for today’s students – one that’s backed by the biggest tech companies in the world, from Google to Microsoft. But despite all the excitement around computing, girls just don’t seem to be plugging in. This summer’s GCSE and A-level results show a sharp rise in pupils opting for computing, with more than double the number of candidates choosing to study the subject at key stage 4 compared with last year.
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Coding in the Common Core

Coding in the Common Core | coding | Scoop.it
Learn about coding resources that meet the CCSS math and ELA requirements, and discover seven habits to help you teach what might be an unfamiliar content area.
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8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code | coding | Scoop.it
While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web Development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning code with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.
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