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11 Tools to Teach Kids How to Code

11 Tools to Teach Kids How to Code | Learning Out Loud | Scoop.it

Learning how to code has many benefits for kids. As the world becomes more dependent on technology, the need for computer programmers and software developers will only continue to increase. Kids who know how to code are preparing to compete in a competitive job market. However, the promise of a job in the future may not be enough to get kids interested in learning to code. These 11 tools to teach kids how to code are designed to make learning to code engaging, entertaining and relevant.


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, October 3, 2013 7:45 AM

The thing is to learn computational thinking.

Jeannine Huffman's curator insight, October 6, 2013 11:59 AM

...some new players

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Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects

Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects | Learning Out Loud | Scoop.it
More and more, we're hearing the term "Digital Citizenship." I think we should simply call it "Citizenship."

In our increasingly connected world, what it means to be a citizen is contextualized by m

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Victor Marín Navarro's curator insight, March 16, 2013 5:52 AM

Artículo muy recomendable sobre ideas para desarrollar proyectos educativos centrados en una ciudadanía digital

Michelle Thomson's comment, July 2, 2013 3:11 PM
Appropriate for any classroom or grade level!
Heidi Hutchison's curator insight, October 11, 2013 12:50 PM

Very cool!

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Seven Superb iPad Apps that will Wake Up the Artist Inside You | TECHNOGIST

Seven Superb iPad Apps that will Wake Up the Artist Inside You | TECHNOGIST | Learning Out Loud | Scoop.it
The iPad was primarily marketed as a device that could be used to consume information and media. But a slew of innovative apps has made it possible to use iPad to create art and media instead of just consuming it.

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The Differences Between Projects And Project-Based Learning

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via Edudemic There’s a big difference between using projects in the classroom versus project-based learning in the classroom. What are those differences, you ask? Lucky for you, friEdTechnol...
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Nancy Jones's curator insight, July 24, 2013 6:53 PM
A good discussion starter for the beginning of the school year.