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Tech Companies Pushing Coding, Programming Skills for Kids

Tech Companies Pushing Coding, Programming Skills for Kids | Coding & Programming | Scoop.it
Schools have been slow to add coding and programming to curriculum, so some businesses are stepping up with online and in-person workshops.

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Flux is no reason to stop.
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Top Coding and Programming Recommendations for Schools! - Teaching News

Top Coding and Programming Recommendations for Schools! - Teaching News | Coding & Programming | Scoop.it
Are you looking for coding and programming resources to teach the new computing curriculum? Explore this list of recommendations shared by our community!

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What Most Schools Don't Teach

Learn about a new "superpower" that isn't being taught in in 90% of US schools. Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Ton...
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Should Coding be the "New Foreign Language" Requirement?

Should Coding be the "New Foreign Language" Requirement? | Coding & Programming | Scoop.it

"Over the decades, students have been required to take a foreign language in high school for reasons that relate to expanding communication abilities, furthering global awareness, and enhancing perspective-taking. Recently, our home state of Texas passed legislation that enables computer science to fulfill the high school foreign language requirement. Coding (defined by BusinessDictionary.com as "the process of developing and implementing various sets of instructions to enable a computer to do a certain task") is, after all, both a language and a foreign subject to many students -- and much more."

 


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Ja, #Coding ipv #Grieks en #Latijn

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People are staring to believe that "coding" is a new foreign language. With this they believe in school where students learns other languages, thats coding should also be a option for them. Read this article for more information. 

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20 Programming Websites for K-8

20 Programming Websites for K-8 | Coding & Programming | Scoop.it
December 9-15, Computer Science Education will host the Hour Of Code--a one hour introduction to students on coding, programming, and why they should love it. It's a one-hour introduction to comput...

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Hopscotch: Coding for kids, a visual programming language

Get Hopscotch: Coding for kids, a visual programming language on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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"Dream It. Code It. Win It." Programming Competition Launches - PR Newswire (press release)

"Dream It. Code It. Win It." Programming Competition Launches
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NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TradingScreen Inc.
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