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RoboGalaxy • Learn Robotics Online

RoboGalaxy • Learn Robotics Online | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Self-paced Learning – Online Robotics Course (Convenience of learning at home) RoboGalaxy Projects – RoboGalaxy Innovative Projects (Learn and Share Innovation) Webinar- Live Webinars by Robotics Expert on your laptop Competition preparation - WRO...
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Estonia's plan to get 6 year olds coding is a stroke of genius

Estonia's plan to get 6 year olds coding is a stroke of genius | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
When should children learn to code? Estonia's Tiger Leap Foundation wants children as young as six to be enrolled in coding classes — all part of a national program that has already turned this tiny country into a technological powerhouse.
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The DfE 2013 Computing Curriculum (The Education Show)

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Minecraft

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Makey Makey lands at T4T : Trash For Teaching

Makey Makey lands at T4T : Trash For Teaching | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
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Teaching Kids to Code (EdSurge Guides)

Teaching Kids to Code (EdSurge Guides) | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Every era demands--and rewards--different skills.
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Teaching Kids to Code

Teaching Kids to Code | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Every era demands--and rewards--different skills.

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In this collection, we share perspectives on coding from a university professor's vantage (MIT's Mitch Resnick describes why learning to code is like learning to learn) to an elementary school's point of view (Sheena Vaidyanathan describes the program for sixth graders in Los Altos, Calif.), and other points in between.

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IO3DOk

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FireHero 3

FireHero 3 | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
I'm Chris Marion, president of Marion Industries, a Fiber Engineer at an international photonics company, and a 19-year-old kid full of ideas, ready to make his impact on the world.
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Scratch | Project | Scratch 2.0 Overview

Scratch | Project | Scratch 2.0 Overview | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Scratch: a programming language for everyone. Create interactive stories, games, music and art - and share them online.
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Make Your Own Video Games and Software

Make Your Own Video Games and Software | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Imagine making your own video games or virtual worlds! Learning to program is not just fun and useful for future career opportunities. It builds logic, problem solving and creative thinking skills, too.
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LearnStreet - Coding Starts Here

LearnStreet - Coding Starts Here | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it

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iPads in Primary Education: Developing the Use of Pupil Blogging Through the Use of a Class Learning Wall.

iPads in Primary Education: Developing the Use of Pupil Blogging Through the Use of a Class Learning Wall. | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it

Learning Walls


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Simply Beautiful Code-Generated Art.

Simply Beautiful Code-Generated Art. | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it

JR Schmidt  created these magical posters using the Processing program.

 

This program is previously unknown to me but the website describes it as “An open source programming language and environment for people who want to create images, animations, and interactions.”

 

By Atekka Iqbal

 

You can find more images here: http://atekkaiqbal.wordpress.com/2012/09/27/simply-beautiful-code-generated-art/


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Home — Computer Science Field Guide

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Review: Minecraft and the Secret to a Video-Game Phenomenon | MIT Technology Review

Review: Minecraft and the Secret to a Video-Game Phenomenon | MIT Technology Review | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
By eschewing grit and realism for creativity and simplicity, Minecraft shows how bedroom programmers can create global hits.
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Junior Computer Science

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Space War 4 on Scratch

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Hopscotch

We builds tools for kids to code. We're working on a visual programming language for the iPad that uses modular drag-and-drop methods to let kids easily create their own computer programs and apps.
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PluralSight turns philanthropic, launches free coding bootcamp in Utah public ... - PandoDaily (blog)

PluralSight turns philanthropic, launches free coding bootcamp in Utah public ... - PandoDaily (blog) | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
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Voice of Business: Classrooms must support the UK's technology boom - Telegraph

Voice of Business: Classrooms must support the UK's technology boom - Telegraph | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
I was awed by last week’s news that Yahoo! has agreed to pay £20m to acquire Summly, an app that summarises news articles on the internet, from British teenager Nick d’Aloisio.
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Muffy Calder - The Importance of Computational Thinking in the Digital Age

Professor Muffy Calder is the second Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland. She undertook the post on 1st March 2012. Professor Calder comes to the Scottish ...
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Scratch using Makey Makey | ScratchEd

Scratch using Makey Makey | ScratchEd | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
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65+ iPad Apps that Made the Cut

65+ iPad Apps that Made the Cut | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it

Via Dr. Joan McGettigan, Doug Joubert, Timo Ilomäki
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5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids

5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
It's hard to argue with the importance of teaching students how to use computers -- how to turn on, log on, search the Web, and use applications.
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Computer Science Unplugged |

Computer Science Unplugged | | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Free activities for classroom or home CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and...
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Code Monster teaches kids to crunch Javascript, builds appetite for programming - GeekWire

Code Monster teaches kids to crunch Javascript, builds appetite for programming - GeekWire | Coding for Kids | Scoop.it
Greg Linden is a veteran software engineer and startup entrepreneur in Seattle who developed Amazon.com's recommendation engine, started the personalized n...
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