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This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW

This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
"In the near future, I see myself developing more apps, possibly a game," Ethan told me. "In the long term, I may not be in app development but I'll definitely be some kind of programmer."

"Prob...

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Ludovic Rambaud's curator insight, August 17, 2013 8:55 AM

Les temps changent !

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, August 17, 2013 12:34 PM

These are the students who will be entering college soon. 

netquester's curator insight, August 19, 2013 4:10 AM

Inspiring to see what can be done. a great example of independent learning.

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Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

We’ve got quite the variety for you this week: Apps to help settle your kids down for bed and introduce them to the basic steps of cartoon animation. Plus, one particularly fun app that lets them (digitally) smash their food.

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Education Apps For All

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While research overwhelmingly shows evidence that children benefit from receiving education in their first language, there is a shocking absence of digital tools for education in languages other than English.
On September 8th 2012, iLearn4Free is launching Education Apps for All, a challenge to encourage developers to work together to create apps in a variety of languages that target the elementary education level using Art4Apps.org free resource library.

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1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price

1,000 Education Apps Organized By Subject & Price | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"Sure, there are plenty of apps you can use in education. There are even apps created specifically for use in education. Apple has a whole category dedicated to education in the App store. But how do you really know which ones are worth downloading, or possibly even paying for?

TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) to the rescue! TCEA regularly tests available apps and recommends apps that teachers should be using.

TCEA maintains a list of recommended apps in a shared document via Google Docs. The list is organized by subject area and free apps are color coded in white.

 

Click Here To View The Mega Google Doc (H/T Apps In Education):

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AvFbfb1mWoNwdGlweWtkZkFRS1gzUDMtTUtoTEw0MkE#gid=0

 

http://appsineducation.blogspot.com/2012/02/1000-recommended-apps-sorted-by-subject.html

 


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Top 5 Kids Apps of the Week

Top 5 Kids Apps of the Week | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Your children will learn basic Chinese in one day with a fun app that teaches them through repetition and drills. In this week’s Top 5 Kids Apps, they’ll also learn how to program by playing with lions, and the Jib Jab brothers are back with some excellent entertainment for kids.

Our friends at Children’s Technology Review shared with us these 5 top apps from their comprehensive monthly database of kid-tested reviews. The site covers everything from math and counting to reading and phonics.

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Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning

Best iOS Apps for Mobile Learning | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
Learning doesn't have to come out of a textbook. Take a look at some of the best mobile apps for iPhone-based education.
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TED Books A New Free App from TED for iPad and iPhone Users

TED Books A New Free App from TED for iPad and iPhone Users | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

TED Books are " short original electronic books produced every two weeks by TED Conferences. Like the best TED Talks, they are personal and provocative, and designed to spread great ideas. TED Books are typically under 20.000 words, long enough to unleash a powerful narrative, but short enough to be read in a single sitting."


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