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6 Summer Reads That Will Teach You—and Your Students—How to Code (EdSurge News)

6 Summer Reads That Will Teach You—and Your Students—How to Code (EdSurge News) | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
In the age of #CSforAll, there are hundreds of online resources to teach you and your students how to code. But is it possible to learn this digital skill through an analogue method?For those of you that love the touch, smell, and feel of books, below is a list of recommended reads to get you starte
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Osmo's blocks are like Lego for coding

Osmo's blocks are like Lego for coding | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
There's a growing sense among educators and parents that learning to code is a valuable life skill. The UK has implemented programming in its computin
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Osmo Turns Blocks Into Code to Teach Kids Programming

Osmo Turns Blocks Into Code to Teach Kids Programming | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Osmo's latest iPad game lets kids use modular, magnetic blocks to create sets of executable instructions.
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Girls Who Code taps four teen girls for YouTube series

Girls Who Code taps four teen girls for YouTube series | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Girls Who Code selected four teens from around the country to serve as modern day role models in a new YouTube series 'My Code.'
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Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students

Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it

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Some of the most important subject areas and activities we want students to learn are the very ones that are left out of many schools: the arts, computer progra (Coding, Making, and the Arts: Essential Tools for Students #edchat #edtech #coding #maker...
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Apple launches Swift Playgrounds for iPad to teach kids to code

Apple launches Swift Playgrounds for iPad to teach kids to code | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Apple today announced Swift Playgrounds for the iPad, a new project that aims to teach kids to code in Swift. When you first open it, Swift Playground..
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Hopscotch Teaches Kids to Code Without That Pesky Command Line

Hopscotch Teaches Kids to Code Without That Pesky Command Line | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Hopscotch, the maker of the popular coding app for iPad, is now helping kids code on the iPhone.
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The Call for Coding Education in Schools | Edudemic

The Call for Coding Education in Schools | Edudemic | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
As computer technology becomes more ingrained in students' lives, many are advocating for advanced computer coding education to be taught in the classroom.
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Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids

Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Google is teaming up with MIT's Media Lab to create Scratch Blocks, an updated version of the kid-centric programming language.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Hopscotch - Learn Coding Basics on Your iPad or iPhone

Free Technology for Teachers: Hopscotch - Learn Coding Basics on Your iPad or iPhone | Edtech PK-12 | Scoop.it
Hopscotch - Learn Coding Basics on Your iPad or iPhone https://t.co/Zu0KDz7VDl
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