Tag Archives: Why Learn to Code?

Coding in School is about LEARNING!

Part 3 Reflection on CBC’s The Current Kids Learn Computer Coding in Class to Help with Problem Solving: Scratch creator Mitch Resnick believes that everyone should learn to code. Scratch launched in 2007 for kids aged 8-16 and more recently Scratch … Continue reading

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England adds Coding to the National Curriculum

Part 2 Reflection on CBC’s The Current Kids Learn Computer Coding in Class to Help with Problem Solving: England mandated coding in their national curriculum in June 2013. The former Education Secretary stated that this new curriculum was designed to raise … Continue reading

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From Consumers to Innovators

This evening I listened to CBC’s The Current Kids Learn Computer Coding in Class to Help with Problem Solving Here is what I learned and reflected on Part 1: The Codemakers program is an initiative that aims to change the … Continue reading

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Coding to Learn: The Benefits of Teaching Kids to Code

Coding is for everyone! ~ Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab and creator of Scratch Coding in Scratch opens up new opportunities for learning in the classroom and beyond. Mitch Resnick and his team at the MIT Media Lab designed … Continue reading

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