hour of code

Coding in the Classroom with Avokiddo Apps for Kids – Education Article

I love the Hour of Code and how students across the world celebrate coding at the end of each calendar year. Regular readers know that I love to spotlight seasonal topics, but I sometimes worry that isolating terrific resources to a month or a week makes it seem like they don’t have a regular place in your classroom. So on this spring day, I’ll spotlight a handful of coding apps that are perfect for introducing and exploring these concepts in…

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8 Wonderful Websites for Easy Coding Activities for Any Age or Level! – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

First in the series, Hour of Code Ideas! “Falling in love with code means falling in love with problem solving and being a part of a forever ongoing conversation.” – Kathryn Barrett Throughout my 20 plus years of teaching I’ve integrated technology in the various subjects I’ve taught because the world needs all our learners to gain the digital skills needed to thrive, connect, and contribute in a connected world. In any subject, students need to know how to conduct…

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When A Student Learns To Code – The Edublogger – Education Article

This week, students around the world are participating in ‘Hour of Code‘ as part of Computer Science Education Week (December 3-8). Learning to code can be life changing for students which is why I’d like to introduce you to our colleague who is an inspirational young coder. 17-year-old Alex is blind and is in his final year of high school. He is an outstanding self-taught coder and a highly valued member of the Edublogs team. Alex became vision impaired during…

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5 Resources to Find Tons of Free Fun Unplugged Coding Activities! – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

Part of the series, Hour of Code Ideas! “Falling in love with code means falling in love with problem solving and being a part of a forever ongoing conversation.” – Kathryn Barrett In a previous post I described why all students should participate in the upcoming Hour of Code event, which takes place December 3rd to 9th. Find more reasons to introduce students to coding in this article, Why Kids Should Learn To Code (And How To Get Them Started). If you don’t…

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