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A Beautiful Visual Featuring Some of The Best Apps for Teaching Kids Coding (@Medkh9)

A Beautiful Visual Featuring Some of The Best Apps for Teaching Kids Coding  (@Medkh9) | What's New in Education? | Scoop.it

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#Coding in the #Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion - @Edutopia

#Coding in the #Classroom: A Long-Overdue Inclusion - @Edutopia | What's New in Education? | Scoop.it
One need not look to superstars such as Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates to justify reasons for using code and programming logic in the classroom. There's plenty of literature that illustrates its positive learning outcomes. Coding in the classroom is linked to improved problem solving and analytical reasoning, and students who develop a mastery of coding have a "natural ability and drive to construct, hypothesize, explore, experiment, evaluate, and draw conclusions."

But there are other compelling reasons for integrating code in the classroom.

Via John Evans, Becky Roehrs
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3 Steps to Becoming a Coding Teacher

3 Steps to Becoming a Coding Teacher | What's New in Education? | Scoop.it

To become a coding teacher, prepare to teach the basics by curating your curriculum, preparing yourself and your classroom, and finding support as needed.


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Thinkspace Is A New Approach To Teaching Code

Thinkspace Is A New Approach To Teaching Code | What's New in Education? | Scoop.it
Thinkspace Is A New Approach To Teaching Code
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I've not given much thought to coding as a tool in the classroom but it becoming more common. I need to start investgating this more. A good article for me to introduce the idea of coding in the classroom.

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