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Livecodingtv's comment, November 1, 5:53 PM
This blog is really helpful for all the newbies who are willing to make money and are learning to program. http://blog.livecoding.tv/make-money-programming/
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6 Future Learning Scenarios: How Education May Look Beyond Today

6 Future Learning Scenarios: How Education May Look Beyond Today | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
How might education look beyond today? What can we look forward to seeing in learning? Here are 6 future learning scenarios to get you thinking.
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BBC Make It Digital

BBC Make It Digital | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Discover digital creativity resources and programmes for children and adults as part of the BBC’s Make it Digital campaign.
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BBC Bitesize - Computing

Computing learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers organised by level and topic.
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Teaching Computing - Free online course

Teaching Computing - Free online course | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
A free online course for primary and secondary school teachers who are tackling the Computing curriculum in England.
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Project Bloks: Making code physical for kids

Project Bloks: Making code physical for kids | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Originally posted on Google Research Blog Posted by Steve Vranakis and Jayme Goldstein, Executive Creative Director and Project Lead, Google Creative Lab At Google, we’re passionate about empowering children to create and explore with...
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STEM Learning Kit

STEM Learning Kit | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
A complete STEM Learning kit for teachers and students.
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Learning to Code with Puzzlets | A iPad App Review | @DigitalDreamLab · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbySam Patterson

Learning to Code with Puzzlets | A iPad App Review | @DigitalDreamLab · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbySam Patterson | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
After a brief introduction to the iPad, this was our first time using them together. The PreK students were working with Puzzlets. To be clear this tool is recommended for students age six and up, and my students for this lesson were four.
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Inspire kids learning with toys they... - Technology Will Save Us | Facebook

Inspire kids learning with toys they build & code themselves.
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Coding in the classroom

Coding in the classroom | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Great piece by @camaraeducation Steven Daly in the @irishtimes - Coding in the classroom https://t.co/oP5aijKAqU via @ITLetters
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Why do kids need to learn to Code?

Why do kids need to learn to code?
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How to Become an Apple Teacher - Daily Genius

How to Become an Apple Teacher - Daily Genius | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
The all new Apple Teacher program launched recently alongside the iPhone7 and Air Buds, though to significantly less fanfare outside of the education community.
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Swift Playgrounds - Apple

Swift Playgrounds - Apple | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Swift Playgrounds is a new app for iPad that teaches you to write Swift code in a fun, interactive way. Learn the code developers use to build apps.
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SAM Labs - Build and program your awesome inventions

Build and program your awesome inventions with SAM, a collection of wireless blocks and a cool app for exploring your creativity.
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The school of the future has opened in Finland

The school of the future has opened in Finland | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Hopefully every school will be like this one day.
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Graphical vs Text-Based Coding for Kids

Graphical vs Text-Based Coding for Kids | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
It's often assumed that children need to progress from graphical programming languages such as Scratch to text-based programmin
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8 Ways to Use Minecraft in Your Classroom (Now That it’s Free)

8 Ways to Use Minecraft in Your Classroom (Now That it’s Free) | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Multi-award-winning Minecraft is a game of survival. You don’t ‘level up’; you build, explore, and survive whatever comes at you by placing blocks and going on adventures, either …
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Teach your toddlers how to code with Cubetto, the wooden robot

Teach your toddlers how to code with Cubetto, the wooden robot | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Cubetto is an adorable little wooden robot that is specifically designed for pre-literate children that teaches the basics of computer programming and STEM
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Coding Products for Your Little Programmers ||My Baba Parenting Blog

Coding Products for Your Little Programmers ||My Baba Parenting Blog | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Coding is huge these days, and has recently found a place in the national curriculum, so we thought we'd explore the different products out there in the co |Education, Living, Toys
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Bits & Bytes - the Card Game that Teaches Children the Fundamentals of Computer Coding: Games 4 Learning ltd: Amazon.co.uk: Toys & Games

Buy Bits & Bytes - the Card Game that Teaches Children the Fundamentals of Computer Coding at Amazon UK. Free delivery on eligible orders.
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Osmo | Play Beyond The Screen

Osmo’s groundbreaking system fosters social intelligence and creative thinking by opening up the iPad to the endless possibilities of physical play.
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A camera, speaker, & lightboard that teach you how to code

Kano is raising funds for A camera, speaker, & lightboard that teach you how to code on Kickstarter!

With 3 kits, make a camera, speaker, and lightboard. Learn to code them. Simple as Lego, computers inside.
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Elementary STEM

Elementary STEM | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Search. Playdough To Plato. Tick Bait's Universe LITE Version on the App Store. Office of the Pima County School Superintendent. Sea%20Salt-AIMS.pdf. Home. H.
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CodeSpark raises $4.1 million for games that teach kids how to code

CodeSpark raises $4.1 million for games that teach kids how to code | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
A Los Angeles startup called codeSpark has raised $4.1 million in seed funding for web and mobile games that teach kids how to code, even before they know how..
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Computer Science (Not Just Coding) Needs a Bigger Role in STEM Education

Computer Science (Not Just Coding) Needs a Bigger Role in STEM Education | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
Schools should introduce technology courses earlier and demystify CompSci.
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The 1-minute guide to Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’

The 1-minute guide to Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’ | Programming in the Primary School | Scoop.it
This 1-minute guide (briefly) explores the areas of Internet copyright, Creative Commons, and ‘fair use’ for teachers. It follows on from my previous post – The 1-minute guide to …
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