Tag Archives: code
Hangout at my place and you are likely to find most of what is available in edtech. I describe it as Cindy’s tech lab. We have plenty of grandkids who we can watch using this technology and Cindy is still … Continue reading
The ACM has been on a mission to promote coding in K-12. Their logic makes sense – coding is important to the 21st century economy. Who can argue? Among the limitations noted in the K-12 setting are the lack of … Continue reading
Coding for kids is in. MIT and the Scratch programming environment have been pioneers in this area which is also sometimes labelled as computational thinking. Scratch Jr is the newest offering – a way for learners 5-7 to have coding … Continue reading
Looking for online learning opportunities? Summer (or Fall) online and off line coding activities for K-8 students are available from Code.org.
Here is a thoughtful piece on learning to code from a Stanford grad student. I would suggest this additional reference if you want to get into this issue.