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Kuato teaches kids to code via Hakitzu educational game

Kuato Studios has launched its first code-teaching game, Hakitzu: Code of the Warrior, as a title on the Apple iPad. The game is part of an effort to pioneer a new way for kids to learn programming.<p>Hakitzu is a mobile-strategy game where two robots square off against each other on a grid. It …

Op-Ed: Students Don't Learn From Lectures

Classroom lectures can be long, boring and ineffective, and Khan Academy founder Salman Khan says they have no place in the education. He points to research that shows that most students get bored and distracted after about 15 minutes, and suggests alternative methods of instruction.<p>Transcript<p>NEAL …

Code.org Video: You Know Coding Is Cool Because Zuckerberg, Gates, Will.i.am And Chris Bosh Say So

If you're dissatisfied with your dead-end job, watching this new Code.org video might push you over the edge and have you quitting before the end of the work day. The way professional coders like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates (who have made billions typing out ones and zeros) talk about it, coding …