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5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids

5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids | Learning to Program | Scoop.it
There are many tools out there that provide a great introduction to computer science for K-12 students, but here are a few of our favorites.
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Results-oriented tools for learning to program.  A lot of these are too high-level for me!  Maybe I can try Scratch...

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How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code

How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Code | Learning to Program | Scoop.it
Whether or not your child grows up to be the next Zuckerberg, programming is a highly useful skill for him or her to learn. It teaches vital problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills. Plus, it can be downright fun for you both.

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In the past it was how to change a tire, how to unclog the sink, how to cook for yourself.  ... it still is, but in the future, programming won't just be for those with 1337 skillz, but for anyone who wants a basic understanding of the digital systems all around them.

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