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How can we teach kids to program with Scratch?

How can we teach kids to program with Scratch? | Parenting + Technology | Scoop.it

Scratch is a flexible and easy to use visual programming language, developed specifically for educational purposes. Although it’s a doodle to learn the basics, there are a lot of powerful features to explore.

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STEM: How can we motivate girls when female scientists are considered shocking?

STEM: How can we motivate girls when female scientists are considered shocking? | Parenting + Technology | Scoop.it

The geek behind the hugely popular and entertaining science Facebook page ‘I f*cking love science’ was sensationally unmasked as a woman! A woman!

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Should we be worried about Silk Road?

Should we be worried about Silk Road? | Parenting + Technology | Scoop.it

An anonymous online ‘black market’ where you can buy drugs (and other contraband goods) with untraceable currency – maybe we should be concerned. Even if the police are cracking down.

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How can children blog safely?

How can children blog safely? | Parenting + Technology | Scoop.it

Letting your child loose into the blogosphere can seem like a leap into a troll-filled abyss, but there are steps you can take to keep them safe and free to explore their creativity.

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Should kids be taught to code in UK primary schools?

Should kids be taught to code in UK primary schools? | Parenting + Technology | Scoop.it

While the new proposed ICT curriculum does recommend teaching the principles of computer science and digital literacy from Key Stage 1 in all schools, there is, of yet, no news when it will be implemented or more importantly how it will be taught and by whom.

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