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COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12
Supercomputing requires math, thinking skills, algebra and computational thinking and an awareness of gateways to computing.
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30+ Resources for Students to Learn about Coding Languages ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

30+ Resources for Students to Learn about Coding Languages ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it

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UK To Teach Programming Starting At Age 5

UK To Teach Programming Starting At Age 5 | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Programming book reviews, programming tutorials,programming news, C#, Ruby, Python,C, C++, PHP, Visual Basic, Computer book reviews, computer history, programming history, joomla, theory, spreadsheets and more.

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Paul Herring's curator insight, August 6, 2013 9:34 PM

UK hopes to get its curriculum up to scratch. Let's hope Australia follows suit!
For latest see 

https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/education-reform-schools

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Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills

Why Programming Teaches So Much More Than Technical Skills | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
  via Edudemic If your local school system offers computer science courses, chances are those courses are electives that won’t count toward core science or mathematics credit. The implicit mes...

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Paul Herring's curator insight, October 21, 2013 11:24 PM
"...computer programming is a study of languages more than of technology or mechanics. And command of those languages allows programmers to control the functionality of anything that is driven by a computer."
Paul Herring's comment, October 21, 2013 11:33 PM
We need to be teaching the ethics of coding as well - see http://fluency21.com/blog/2013/03/13/kids-use-coding-skills-to-hack-online-games/
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Should All High School Students Learn Programming? -- InformationWeek

Should All High School Students Learn Programming? -- InformationWeek | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Google, Microsoft, Oracle and other tech giants propose that computer science become a required proficiency in Massachusetts public schools to help address the technology labor shortage. Critics call this a kludgy solution.
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Should all high school students learn programming, or awareness of the  possibilities?

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