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How to teach coding and programming

From playing about with animations to designing computer games, teaching coding in schools lends itself to plenty of fun learning activities.<p>The topic was introduced last year as part of the new information communication technology (ICT) curriculum, to equip students with the skills they’ll need …

Computer Science

Coding at school: a parent's guide to England's new computing curriculum

Getting more kids to code has been a cause célèbre for the technology industry for some time. Teaching programming skills to children is seen as a long-term solution to the “skills gap” between the number of technology jobs and the people qualified to fill them.<p>From this month, the UK is the guinea …

Will learning to code help you get a job?

If you’ve ever accidentally leant on Ctrl+u on the keyboard and a box of random characters has appeared on the screen, then you’ll know what code looks like.<p>While these strings of letters, numbers and templates appear to many terrifyingly nonsensical, I’ve always been fascinated by how these …

How to make computer coding child’s play

Coding kids aren’t a new trend. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Usborne Publishing was releasing books to teach children computer programming, with a range of other books, computer clubs and software following in their wake.<p>Now there’s a renewed wave of interest in the topic, thanks partly to …

Kids

It's Time for You to Learn How to Code

<b>Code is the official noun and verb of 2016, or at least it should be.</b><p>Aside from learning computer programming for the popular economic reasons -- a shortage of qualified workers, the projected growth of the industry, and an $80k+ average salary -- the "Technology Industry" is about to become simply …

Fire Tech

What is coding?

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The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

When I ask people to picture a coder, they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodied college dropout who builds an app in a feverish …

High School

What is Coding?

You’ve seen the craze for learning code. But what exactly is coding? Coding is what makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps and …

UDL: Principles and Practice

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Long Story Shortz - Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design

TAKE A TOUR: LEARN ABOUT UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING

<i>Take a Tour</i> was developed by CAST in collaboration with the IDEA Partnership and through the generous support of the Massachusetts Department of …

Education Technology

Principle I. Provide Multiple Means of Representation | National Center On Universal Design for Learning

UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Principle I. Provide Multiple Means of Representation<p>Learners differ in the ways that they perceive and comprehend …

Research Evidence | National Center On Universal Design for Learning

UDL Guidelines - Version 2.0: Research Evidence<p>The UDL Guidelines are based on research from several very different fields, and from many different …

UDL Guidelines: Theory & Practice Version | National Center On Universal Design for Learning

Provide Multiple Means of <br>Engagement <i><br>Purposeful, motivated learners</i><p>Provide options for self-regulation <b><br>+</b> Promote expectations and beliefs that optimize …

The Concept of UDL

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework that addresses the primary barrier to fostering expert learners within instructional environments: …

Universal Design for Learning (UDL): What You Need to Know

To understand what Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is, it helps to understand what it’s not. The word <i>universal</i> may throw you off. It may sound …

About Universal Design for Learning

Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how …