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Drones Take Their Place in the K-12 Classroom | EdTech Magazine - 1 views

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    These small but mighty aircraft advance learning in computer programming and photography, and prep students for careers in this burgeoning field.
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WHAT IS COMPUTATIONAL THINKING AND WHY DOES IT MATTER? Summary NSW Education - 2 views

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    Computational thinking skills are important for all students, not just for future computer scientists. That's one of the key messages from a new report commissioned by the Department's Education for a Changing World initiative, and a message bolstered by growing international evidence.
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Machine Learning for Kids - 1 views

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    "These projects are downloadable step-by-step guides, with explanations and colour screenshots for students to follow. Each project is a stand-alone activity, written to last for a single lesson, and will guide children to create a game or interactive project that demonstrates a real-world use of artificial intelligence and machine learning."
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79+ Awesome Raspberry Pi Projects - Pi My Life up - 2 views

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    "Looking for some great Raspberry Pi projects to do? Then you have found the right place. On this page, you will find plenty of tutorials ranging from simple beginner projects right through to the more advanced projects that require a fair bit more work. All these projects are a great way to learn more about both the fundamentals of the Raspberry Pi and also how a Linux operating system works. By doing some of these projects, you will even start to learn bash, PHP, Python and lots more programming & scripting languages. You will learn how to install and use some great tools, entertainment software, and much more. A few examples of what you could do include things such as a retro game emulator, network attached storage, cloud server and so much more."
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How to Explain Algorithms to Kids | Tynker Blog - 3 views

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    "The word "algorithm" may not seem relevant to kids, but the truth is that algorithms are all around them, governing everything from the technology they use to the mundane decisions they make every day. Algorithms are fascinating and, although some are quite complex, the concept itself is actually quite simple."
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5 Classroom Resources to Find Free Fun Unplugged Coding Activities | Tech & Learning - 3 views

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    "n 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 have access to computers, don't worry because there are several unplugged ways to get students to learn about the technology they use daily. Below are a few ideas with links to plenty more! The activities below don't require a computer or the Internet and get students to work together to complete tasks."
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The Grouchy Ladybug Hour of Code Algorithm Drawing Page - JDaniel4s Mom - 1 views

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    "The Hour of Code is coming up at the beginning of December. While there are a number of online activities you can do with your children, there ways you can celebrate offline. This Grouchy Ladybug drawing page features an algorithm for your children to follow. By the time they have drawn what each block asks them to, they will have an illustration based on the book. This Hour of Code activity also gives your children a chance to work telling time. Your children will need to draw the minute and hour hand so they point to the correct places on the clock. While it may not take your children an hour, it is a fun way to celebrate the Hour of Code and explore a book that features clocks."
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8 Wonderful Websites for Easy Coding Activities for Any Age or Level! - Teacher Reboot ... - 1 views

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    "Coding is the ability to write step by step instructions (programs) for a computer to understand to complete a task. The Hour of Code website has tons of ready to go online activities that get students to write code that results in a number of cool outcomes, such as making a monster dance, creating avatars, remixing music or making a game. When students complete these easy tutorials they learn these important skills- logic, problem solving, fitting puzzle pieces together, selection, instructional writing, editing, revision, and creation. Below are some great websites to find engaging coding projects that take an hour or less. Most require no registration! Just provide students with a quick introduction to the task on the projector and the link for them to get started. I would highly recommend doing the activity first. In the next post I will introduce you to unplugged activities, which get students to focus on specific coding skills you will notice in these activities, which include working with puzzles, providing good instructions, problem solving and algorithms."
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Cody Roby - Europe Code Week Edition - CodeWeek Italia - 0 views

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    "Make unplugged coding the perfect DIY gift: no time, no cost, lot of fun, new skills. CodyRoby is the new method to play with unplugged coding games at any age. Download your free CodyRoby starter kit and make a perfect gift in a few minutes (watch the video tutorial). The kit includes 40 cody cards, a cody-card box, a chess board, 5 Roby pieces, and 24 tiles. Follow the instructions below step by step and watch the video tutorials to get started soon!"
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Google Student Blog: How to start coding (without paying much) today! - 0 views

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    "School's back in session, and you're curious how you can start coding in your free time? Never fear, because Aaron Hobson, Code Next Oakland coach and lead curriculum developer, has rallied to assemble a list of opportunities and tools that you can pull from. While geared towards middle and high school students - we've found these resources to be effective for new learners of all ages who are interested in coding, the arts, or just making something with their hands. "
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The Hour of Code is coming. What will you create? - Code.org - Medium - 0 views

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    "This year the Hour of Code will be the biggest and best ever. There is so much I can't wait to share, and it starts with a special video! Creativity is our theme for the Hour of Code this year."
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Scratch Across Every Subject: A Recap | ScratchEd - 4 views

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    "nterested in integrating Scratch into your classroom this Fall, but aren't sure where to start? Here's a recap of our Scratch Across Every Subject Series!"
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How to Make a Burger in HTML - A Beginner Tutorial - Frontend Shortcut - Medium - 2 views

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    "Do you know, Americans consume 13 billion hamburgers a year, enough to circle the earth 32 times! To keep-up this spirit of Burgers let's learn HTML and CSS by making a Burger."
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Issue 6 - Hello World - 3 views

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    "Hello World issue 6 brings together a collection of experts, who address the challenges of ethics, and how that affects and underpins the teaching of computer science. They share ideas, thoughts and experiences, and look at how to inspire students, whilst grounding them in an ethical ethos."
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Kinders Who Code - 4 views

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    "Over the last few years coding has exploded in the educational field, and where we once only saw coding occurring during computer science classes for the intermediate grades or high-schools, has now become mainstream with our younger learners. Coding has been around since the invention of the computer, so what sparked this change?"
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The micro:bit Matters - Invent To Learn - 1 views

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    "Once in a blue moon, a technology comes along that meets the needs of learners, classrooms, and is sufficiently powerful to create opportunities beyond the limits of our imagination. The BBC micro:bit may just be that rarest of edtech unicorn."
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What you need to know about Scratch 3.0 - CoderDojo - 3 views

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    "CoderDojo clubs around the world use Scratch both online and offline to enable young people to express themselves, create projects, try new things and learn along with their peers. Scratch has been a vital tool not only in developing creative learning, but in also teaching coding concepts and problem-solving skills. Yesterday the latest version of Scratch was released in Beta. Here are some of the exciting things you have to look forward to and what you need to know!"
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Codesters: Coding in your Classroom - 4 views

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    "An online learning environment with everything you need to teach students to code Sign Up for Free"
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pythonroom - 1 views

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    "This course introduces computer science through the Python programming language. It is built on the feedback of thousands of educators and hundreds of thousands of students who have used it to learn computer science and apply it to everyday problems. The lessons are designed to be easy for beginners, and test your understanding through problems and visualizations. "
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