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Drool-Worthy $99 Kit Lets Kids Build Their Own Computers | Wired Design | Wired.com

Drool-Worthy $99 Kit Lets Kids Build Their Own Computers | Wired Design | Wired.com | Classroom Coding | Scoop.it
A computer kit that's fun enough to hold kids’ attentions, but smart enough to actually teach them something.

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Neat idea for Christmas!  It even has rasperry pi!

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Jason Tintelnot's curator insight, December 4, 2013 8:52 AM

A neat little kit that allows kids to build their own computer for a cheap price.  It is powered by Raspberry Pi chip.

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Teaching Programming Logic to the Ultimate Beginners: Children ...

Teaching Programming Logic to the Ultimate Beginners: Children ... | Classroom Coding | Scoop.it
How do you teach programming to children with no prior programming experience? That's what we tried to figure out at…
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I love the hands-on and hope this means Google might have a programming contest for kids under 13!  I have plenty of candidates!

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14-Year-Old Prodigy Programmer Dreams In Code

Fourteen-year-old programmer and software developer Santiago Gonzalez might just be the next Steve Jobs. He already has 15 iOS apps to his name and dreams of...
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So you want to be a coder! These tools can get you there | PCWorld

So you want to be a coder! These tools can get you there | PCWorld | Classroom Coding | Scoop.it
Interactive tutorials can provide instant feedback on your work, and turn learning into a fun game. Many are Web-based, and most are free. (So you wanna be a coder, huh?
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New tools I have not tried!

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