Teaching Coding

Top Tech Skills You Can Learn During Quarantine – Education Article

This is a great opportunity for students, especially as some head into slower summer months soon. This is also a good opportunity for those who may have been occupationally displaced due to the pandemic. Practicing social distancing means spending all of your time at home, but this doesn’t have to be an excuse for you to be unproductive. Turn that frown upside down by making a positive experience out of these troubling times. We suggest you take charge of the…

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Influence Of Big Data On Millennials’ Career Prospects – Education Article

Millennials are pushing our world forward, as they become the largest generation, and therefore, the largest part of the workforce. This generation is perfectly familiar with technology, the internet, search engines, and smartphones. Millennials are now the main power that drives technological development. Big data became one of the most discussed topics of the last decade, so there’s no surprise that millennials are familiar with it. Although big data didn’t change the world immediately, it does so step by step.…

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Scottish SPCA Partners with Robo Wunderkind to Teach Kids About Animals – Education Article

Organization if Educating Students About Animals and Raising Awareness With Small, Fun Programmable Robots The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) is Scotland’s animal welfare charity (completely separate from the RSPCA who operate in England and Wales only). This year marks our 180th year helping Scotland’s animals. We were founded in 1839 in Leith in Edinburgh to help working horses. We receive no government funding and rely on the generosity of our supporters and corporate…

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Fun Learning, Creating and Coding With Roblox Education – Education Article

The popular platform (second in line behind Minecraft) is seeing increased use in schools and classrooms. Roblox is a cross-platform hit game that was launched long ago (for the game industry) in 2005. Surprisingly for everyone in the realm, it surpassed the incredible milestone of 100 million monthly active users in August 2019. This achievement puts Roblox in line with the former absolute leader among games for children, Minecraft. Immense popularity with younger generations leads both titles to invade the…

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KODABLE: Revolutionizing Coding & Empowering our Students’ Futures – Education Article

As a teacher who holds a degree in computer science, I am passionate about teaching kids coding. Exposing students to coding at a younger age isn’t just a good idea anymore, it’s a necessity. It isn’t that everyone has to be turned into a programmer. Coding isn’t just about preparing students for a career in computer science. Coding fine-tunes skills in problem-solving, logical thinking, communication, collaboration, and really teaches students to persevere. Having students better understand technology as it is…

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Your Child Doesn’t Want to be a Programmer? That’s Fine — But They Still Need STEM – Education Article

Image Source If you’re a parent of a student, or an educator, or even a student or recent graduate yourself, you’ve likely been hearing a steady drumbeat of “STEM education” for the past 10 years, if not longer. As a whole, US education has really stepped up to incorporate STEM into all aspects of learning; it should be a relief to many parents that these opportunities are now readily available for most kids. While not every child is going to…

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What Educators and Students Learned as They Did the ‘Hour of Code’ at Their School – Education Article

Teacher Sue Purvis from Medowie Public School in Australia reached out recently and shared this video that reflects on the many benefits and things learnt as Medowie ran their first “Hour of Code”.  During Term 4 2018, Stage 1 Teachers and SLSOs (Social Learning Support Officers) at Medowie P.S., led by Darren Gould, (Assistant Principal), seized the initiative to celebrate, support and promote the World-Wide focus on ‘The Hour of Code‘, across all Stage Teams.…

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