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How To Roll Your Own Summer Coding Camp

How To Roll Your Own Summer Coding Camp | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Here's how to spend the dog days of summer becoming a more tech-savvy individual. All you need is a minute or 60. (Or 43,200.)

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Some coding ideas for the coming summer months in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Friendly Dalek teaches kids to code

Friendly Dalek teaches kids to code | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
The BBC has produced a computer game called 'The Doctor and the Dalek', as part of the Make it Digital initiative to get more young people into computer coding.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Coding in the classroom - EurActiv

INFOGRAPHIC: Coding in the classroom - EurActiv | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
SPECIAL REPORT: Which EU countries teach coding in the classroom and why? Computing Our Future, a European Schoolnet report, investigated the timetables to find out.
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iCODE - Four Week Coding Camp for iUrban Teen

iCODE - Four Week Coding Camp for iUrban Teen | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Come join us on  for an extended coding learning experience for iUrban Teen's  on Saturday's starting October 18th and ending November 8th.
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The computing universe: origins of computational thinking | Festival of Ideas

The computing universe: origins of computational thinking | Festival of Ideas | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: Lesson Plans for ...

Free Technology for Teachers: Lesson Plans for ... | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
"Google offers dozens of lessons for exploring computational thinking through the use of Python programming. Now if you're wondering, "what the heck does that mean?" don't worry, I wondered the same.
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Coding Is Not Just For Geeks, Say Industry Experts - Forbes

Coding Is Not Just For Geeks, Say Industry Experts - Forbes | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Some of the leading lights of the tech industry are calling for coding to be considered a basic skill, alongside reading, writing and maths.
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Why the ‘coding for all’ movement is more than a boutique reform

Why the ‘coding for all’ movement is more than a boutique reform | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Think of learning to code as Cursive 2.0.
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Scratch and Computational thinking

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Martin Levin's Presentation to ACEC 2014


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A simple intro to CT with Scratch and Snap

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lynda.com Training | Learning Visual Programming with Kodu

lynda.com Training | Learning Visual Programming with Kodu | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Create games and lush 3D worlds with Kodu, the visual programming platform for kids and everyone else.

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new Lynda training in Kodu

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The MaKey MaKey might change the game | eSchool News | eSchool News

The MaKey MaKey might change the game | eSchool News | eSchool News | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
The potential for MaKey MaKey lies in the fact that students can design a computer input device that is not limited to use by one's fingers.
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Announcing Help Kids Code Online Magazine: A Calm (and Practical) Antidote ... - PR Web (press release)

Woodmere, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 -- Help Kids Code online magazine helps kids, parents, teachers, and adults explore and learn about computer science and coding with as little fuss as possible.
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Computational Thinking By Joyce Yang - Mr. Faist Unit A Instructional Video

This is my instructional video for Mr. Faist's class.
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The App Teaching Children to Code Before They Can Even Tie Their Shoes - NationSwell

The App Teaching Children to Code Before They Can Even Tie Their Shoes - NationSwell | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
It's computer science for the kindergarten set.
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Black Girls Code is out to change the face of the tech industry - Silicon Prairie News

Black Girls Code is out to change the face of the tech industry - Silicon Prairie News | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Kimberly Bryant founded Black Girls Code in 2011 to introduce programming to girls of color, hoping to create a more diverse next generation in tech.
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Tic Tac Total Domination - CRICS Computer Science

Students have been performing exercises in computational problem solving, and tic-tac-toe was their first collaborative and full process exercise on their own. Each group wrote an algorithm...
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Readin', Writin', 'Rithmetic ... and Computer Coding? - Daily Herald

Readin', Writin', 'Rithmetic ... and Computer Coding? - Daily Herald | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
I suppose the world has always had Luddites, though the word itself has been with us only a couple of centuries. Nowadays it usually designates anyone opposed to technological change.
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Making_CS_Fundamental.pdf


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Good overview

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Technology, Coding & Computer Programming Games | PowerMyLearning

Technology, Coding & Computer Programming Games | PowerMyLearning | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
PowerMyLearning has thousands of free educational games & learning activities for kids in all major K-12 subjects & aligned to the Common Core Standards.

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Coding with the kindergarten crowd | eSchool News | eSchool News

Coding with the kindergarten crowd | eSchool News | eSchool News | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Students as young as those in kindergarten can benefit from learning coding and computer programming skills.
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Tweet from @Vollmert805

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3D printing - Curious Coding kids designed sweet bracelets! #gccue14 pic.twitter.com/JhlbW6o51E
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Should the first course in computational problem solving and programming be student-centered or teacher-centered?

Should the first course in computational problem solving and programming be student-centered or teacher-centered? | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
Computational problem solving and programming are foundational skills for engineers. The first undergraduate level course that covers these topics is critical to laying these foundations.
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'Code the Town' fosters computer coding skills to Mission students, teachers

'Code the Town' fosters computer coding skills to Mission students, teachers | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING IN K-12 | Scoop.it
MISSION — Get ready, set and code. Mission Economic Development Corp. gave those marching orders to students and teachers for a new initiative dubbed, “Code the Town,” being set loose this week.
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