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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

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Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.

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Additional resources to engage and motivate students to learn code.

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TCEA15BlockCoding

TCEA15BlockCoding | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
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Another coding experience to share with students and teachers passionate about coding.

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How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning | Edudemic

How To Start Integrating Coding Into Project Based Learning | Edudemic | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
True Project Based Learning (PBL) challenges students to acquire deeper knowledge of a concept by establishing connections outside their classroom.
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Great article that dissects the various aspects of coding and supports the need for it to be a instructional choice in classrooms.
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5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code - Kodable Blog

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code - Kodable Blog | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Are you thinking of teaching kids to code? Here are 5 reasons why programming education is important for all young learners. Teach kids to code today!

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Great resource and explanation why coding should begin at the lower elementary level.

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Keith Strachan's curator insight, August 11, 2014 8:31 AM

Kodable is an tool for beginners and experienced coders alike.

Debbie Rogers's curator insight, August 11, 2014 7:17 PM

Consider coding as an additional literacy -after all human language is a code !

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Survey finds math, science grads earn top dollar

Survey finds math, science grads earn top dollar | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
What you study matters more than whether your alma mater is public or private.
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Why coding can be a very secure field of interest as a career. Great info to share with people on why coding is an essential part of learning.
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How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom

How to Use Google Drive to Teach Coding in the Classroom | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Coding in the classroom is becoming an increasingly popular thing to do. The Hour of Code helped raise awareness for that, and has brought to light a whole slew of new coding opportunities for teac...

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With our district adopting GoogleEDU this is a great way to offer another choice for students learning or wanting different platforms to code.

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How 90s HTML Coding Will Save The SEO World In 2014 - Search Engine Land

How 90s HTML Coding Will Save The SEO World In 2014 - Search Engine Land | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
How 90s HTML Coding Will Save The SEO World In 2014 Search Engine Land As an SEO whose murky career background includes a stint in web development, I had a good chuckle reading through this walk down memory lane for 90s coders.
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Bitcoin farming – on a industrial scale | Raspberry Pi

Bitcoin farming – on a industrial scale | Raspberry Pi | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
New post: a glimpse inside one of the US’s largest Bitcoin mining installations. That’s a helluva lot of Pi. http://t.co/a3whoV6DUQ
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Raspberry Pi: Fun with a serious purpose | ZDNet

Raspberry Pi: Fun with a serious purpose | ZDNet | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
I had almost forgotten how much fun personal computing could be; and that's the point of this miniature device.
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Will your state support computer science this year?

Will your state support computer science this year? | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
CA, AZ, OK, IL, NY and FL have bills on deck to expand computer science right now. Take action in your state! (RT @codeorg: CA, NY, AZ, IL, OK: your states are deciding the fate of computer science!
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How To Raise The Next Zuckerberg: 6 Coding Apps For Kids

How To Raise The Next Zuckerberg: 6 Coding Apps For Kids | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Some of the tech world's biggest successes began coding early. Here's how to get your kid on that track — for free!
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More ways to code for free! 

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What can educators learn from the maker movement?

What can educators learn from the maker movement? | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Fortunately for educators, the maker movement overlaps with children’s natural inclination to learn by doing.
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Makey makey and the Raspberry PI... oh the possibilities.

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Programming for Students | Listly List

Here is a list of apps and sites to help kids get started programming. | Cargo-Bot, Lightbot - Programming Puzzles, Magento Go to Magento Community Edition Migration Services, Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share, i-LOGO, Hopscotch, Programming Designed for Everyone: coding for kids, Simduino, Move The Turtle. Programming For Kids, littleBits, and Teach Your Kids Tech Basics With Electronic Building Blocks

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This has some great suggestions and ideas for choice ideas when  providing opportunities for students to code.

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Gianfranco Marini's curator insight, October 26, 2014 1:18 PM

Da Listly List un elenco realizzato da John Samuelson, comprendente 25 apps o siti grazie ai quali è possibile avviare gli studenti alla programmazione.

 

Indicato per gli studenti più piccoli ma anche per quelli delle scuole secondarie 

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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.

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Additional resources to engage and motivate students to learn code.

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, August 28, 2014 5:48 AM

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

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Coding for Kindergarteners

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Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
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Great article with resources as well as the why and how coding is beneficial to early grades.
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U.S. Soccer Team Tracks Movement to Prevent Onset of Injury - Bloomberg

U.S. Soccer Team Tracks Movement to Prevent Onset of Injury - Bloomberg | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
U.S. Soccer Team Tracks Movement to Prevent Onset of Injury
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Another example how computer science affects so many facets of our lives.
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CodeCombat: Multiplayer Programming

CodeCombat: Multiplayer Programming | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Learn programming with a multiplayer live coding strategy game. You're a wizard, and your spells are JavaScript. Free, open source HTML5 game!
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Love this as an entry event for those new to coding.
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This Is What Happens When Your Non-Coding Boss Asks You to Code - Gizmodo

This Is What Happens When Your Non-Coding Boss Asks You to Code - Gizmodo | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
This Is What Happens When Your Non-Coding Boss Asks You to Code Gizmodo This Is What Happens When Your Non-Coding Boss Asks You to Code. This Is What Happens When Your Non-Coding Boss Asks You to Code.
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Raspberry Pi add-on sound card enables audio output and voice commands - Geek

Raspberry Pi add-on sound card enables audio output and voice commands - Geek | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Geek Raspberry Pi add-on sound card enables audio output and voice commands Geek Sure, the Raspberry Pi can already output audio via its HDMI port, but additional flexibility is always welcome when you're working on a DIY project.
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Tesseract projector made out of Raspberry Pi and Arduino - Geek

Tesseract projector made out of Raspberry Pi and Arduino - Geek | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Geek Tesseract projector made out of Raspberry Pi and Arduino Geek Using a Raspberry Pi with a copy of Raspbian OS on board isn't a new trick, and neither is installing XBMC inside of that so you have a little media center rig.
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Coding: No Longer Just for IT Geeks - Wall Street Journal

Coding: No Longer Just for IT Geeks - Wall Street Journal | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Coding: No Longer Just for IT Geeks Wall Street Journal Learning to code is gaining popularity, from 10-year-olds taking private lessons to immersion coding “bootcamps” for adults trying to make a career change.
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Soundwall Is Raspberry Pi-Powered Art That Doubles As A Wireless Speaker ... - Android Police

Soundwall Is Raspberry Pi-Powered Art That Doubles As A Wireless Speaker ... - Android Police | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Ubergizmo Soundwall Is Raspberry Pi-Powered Art That Doubles As A Wireless Speaker ...
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Kano: A computer anyone can make

A computer and coding kit for all ages, all over the world. Simple as Lego, powered by Pi. Make games, learn code, create the future.
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An alternative choice to Raspberry Pi.

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Raspberry Pi Gets A Sound Card: 3 Ways To Use It

Raspberry Pi Gets A Sound Card: 3 Ways To Use It | SuperCoders | Scoop.it
Now the Pi is primed for audio-heavy DIY.
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Another fun idea!

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