Computer Science, Coding & Robotics

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Help! This Edtech Company Says It Uses AI. (What Does That Mean? What Should I Ask?)

You know artificial intelligence has hit mainstream when the elderly grocer at the local supermarket asks how he can get into AI.It wasn’t always …

Coding in the Elementary Grades

Coding in the Elementary Grades by Wayne Loo, Andrew Schmitt, Julie Millan, Shelley Lowry, and Kevin Bradbeer

Mitchel Resnick

Want to design new ways for children around the world to create, share, and learn? Join the MIT Scratch Team!<p>When discussing technologies to support …

Best Apps and Websites for Learning Programming and Coding

Block-Based Code<p>ScratchJr<p>Drag-and-drop programming is an effective intro for budding coders<p><b>Bottom line</b>: With a little adult help, this is a great …

‘Computational thinking – that’s the golden thread running through the computing curriculum’

Children use IT skills in all subjects for research, presentations and editing videos – but it’s vital now to find cross-curricular ways to develop …

N.S. making plans to teach coding to students in every grade

The province is drafting plans to make coding a part of the curriculum in every grade.<p>Education Minister Karen Casey told a room of more than 600 …

High School

B.C. to add computer coding to school curriculum

The B.C. government unveiled plans Monday to introduce computer coding in its school curriculum, addressing a chronic skills shortage in one of the few areas of the Canadian economy that is doing well – technology.<p>"Every kindergarten to grade 12 student will have…the opportunity to learn the basics …

Coding and computer science should be mandatory in Canadian schools

<i>Ebony Frelix is senior vice-president of philanthropy and engagement at Salesforce.org.</i><p>Parents have certain expectations when they send their children to school. They'll learn to read, write, do math, maybe learn a second language, generally prepare for postsecondary education and build a …

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 …

What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking?

column | Technology in School<p>What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking?<p>By Sheena Vaidyanathan (Columnist)     Aug 6, 2016<p>Sheena …

Wolfram Alpha

Get with the Algo-rhythm

The ‘Computing through Dance’ project was developed by the Digital Schoolhouse and Langley Grammar School’s ICT Department to appeal to girls and …