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3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning

3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Coding isn't just for computer science any more. Educators are finding that teaching students to write code and design games enhances learning and creates engagement. These examples illustrate how co
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Rise of the open-source coder generation

Rise of the open-source coder generation | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Irish 21-year-old who founded CoderDojos after-school clubs tells of huge impact on young worldwide
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Teaching kids to program using Scratch and the Kinect - Stephen Howell [YouTube]

Teaching kids to program using Scratch and the Kinect - Stephen Howell [YouTube] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In our latest issue of our iPad magazine, we talk about the importance and benefits of teaching kids how to code.
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Jeannine Huffman's curator insight, February 23, 2013 10:31 AM

..kids will teach themselves how to use Scratch

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CODENOW: A STARTUP NON-PROFIT THAT TEACHES KIDS TO CODE

CODENOW: A STARTUP NON-PROFIT THAT TEACHES KIDS TO CODE | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Coding is the new literacy. It gives individuals the power to innovate and create. We need to empower our youth - especially those from underrepresented communities - to be the next great technology pioneers.
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Adding Coding to the Curriculum

Adding Coding to the Curriculum | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Around the world, students from elementary school to the Ph.D. level are increasingly getting acquainted with the basics of computer coding.
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Charles Newton's curator insight, March 24, 2014 6:05 PM

Something NZ should be having a much more serious look at!

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Let's teach kids to code

Let's teach kids to code | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Coding isn’t just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab -- it’s for everyone. In a fun, demo-filled talk Resnick outlines the benefits of teaching kids to code, so they can do more than just “read” new technologies -- but also create them. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)
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Coding for kids is as easy as Pi (Wired UK)

Coding for kids is as easy as Pi (Wired UK) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
In an effort to make school-based ICT more than a matter of "MS Word, clip art and web research" a central London primary school held a creative activity day at which 240 children aged five to 11 learnt to write computer code (RT @LGHDLD: Fantastic...
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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, August 6, 2013 4:32 PM

Innovation and creativity shown.