As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change – The New York Times. Looks like people can learn coding at 26, not just 6 or 16, and still … Continue reading
Bay Area Teens Share the Love of Coding (Part 1). Pretty close to what we were trying to do, except we tried it with 4th and 5th grade kids.
The Troubling Optics Behind the President Learning to Code : Stager-to-Go. I was just telling a friend that I hate getting sucked in by Code.org and Code Hour and all … Continue reading
Tissue Paper Reforms: Coding for Kindergartners | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice
Tissue Paper Reforms: Coding for Kindergartners | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice. Larry Cuban’s post provides a really nice, concise history of Logo and coding efforts. As … Continue reading
Announcing the #Codespeak Kit! | Scholars Lab.
Tech Genius Doesn’t Need To Be White, Male And Wearing A Hoodie – ReadWrite. Good initiative. Been thinking about how our local Sugar Labs approach wasn’t quite right. We tried … Continue reading
How to Get Girls Into Coding – NYTimes.com. Fabulous opinion piece. Natalie Rusk, a Scratch developer, notes that the next two years are really important because the “call to code” hasn’t … Continue reading
Is Coding the Language of the Digital Age?. The “program or be programmed” discourse has legs! Rushkoff published his book in 2010. 2012 was “dubbed” code year. “Code Hour” is … Continue reading
The Female Perspective of Computer Science: Why Arts and Social Science Needs Code: Testimonials. One good post leads to another.
Why your 8-year-old should be coding | VentureBeat. An article about another learn-to-code program called “Tynker.” Screen shots suggest it has a lot in common with Scratch, including Scratch 2.0: … Continue reading