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Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. CoderDojo. Arduino - HomePage. MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone by Jay Silver. Welcome - Fritzing. Arduino - HomePage. Kano: A computer anyone can make by Kano. Computer Science Unplugged.

Computational Fairy Tales. Scratch-unplugged - Scratch Programs for Computer Science Unplugged. Computer Science Unplugged Computer Science Unplugged ( is a set of activities designed to introduce young people to computer science using entertaining dramatizations instead of a computer.

scratch-unplugged - Scratch Programs for Computer Science Unplugged

Scratch Scratch ( is a program development environment designed for young people. There is a separate website for educators ( The projects were written in Scratch 1.4 but should also run in Scratch 2.0 by selecting Upload from your computer from the File menu. Scratch Unplugged These projects test the capabilities of Scratch by implementing the algorithms in the CS Unplugged activities. To demonstrate algorithms without carrying out the activities. Other activities Activity The Intelligent Piece of Paper has been implemented by Dimitris Nikolos in Scratch 2.0 and can be found at: Tinkerbots [DE] Should computer science be taught in elementary schools in Europe? — Debating Europe. 90% of European jobs require ICT skills, and yet there will be 900’000 unfilled ICT positions in the EU by 2020.

Should computer science be taught in elementary schools in Europe? — Debating Europe

Less than 15% of European students have access in school to high-level ICT teaching. In some EU Member States, such as Greece and Croatia, fewer than half of pupils even have access to the internet at school. Even when students have access to the right technology, there is no guarantee that they will be taught properly how to use it. In most EU countries, fewer than 30% of children aged 10-15 are taught by “digitally confident” teachers. One in four teachers in OECD countries say they do not have enough ICT training. As part of our Debating Europe: Schools series, we’ve been taking questions from students from across Europe to policy-makers and experts for them to answer. LEGO Education. About us. The Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications explores the potential of mobile and digital technologies to improve political, social and economical participation and to give better access to education.

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The institute is a think and do tank that fosters the dialogue between science, business and politics. It initiates projects and research, and publishes reports to give practical recommendations for decision makers. Through events and social media communications we provide a platform for debate. The collective competence and experience of the Advisory Board members reflects the new Institute's intention to be a dialogue partner to science, business and politics. The Advisory Board's members include reputed scientists and economists and it perfoms the function of advising and supporting the Management Board in the definition of content for the Institutes's projects. Der SCHULEWIRTSCHAFT-Preis 2015: - SCHULEWIRTSCHAFT. This Throwable Computer Teaches Kids How To Code. Coding is a great skill for kids to learn but it can be a lonely, sedentary endeavor.

This Throwable Computer Teaches Kids How To Code

Hackaball, a new toy created from a partnership between the design agencies MAP and Made By Many, promises to get kids off their butts and playing outside—all while teaching basic coding skills and empowering kids to invent their own kind of play. It's a lot to ask from one product which is why Hackaball had to be meticulously designed.

The ball is bigger than a baseball but smaller than a soccer ball, and it comes with several simple parts that can be put together using basic instructions, so kids understand what's inside, and get the chance to start creating from the get-go. Once it's put together, the toy can glow different colors, make noises, and even vibrate. As for how to use it? The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education. 3. Programming unplugged: learning programming without computers. An inspiring unplugged session on teaching computing for teachers.

3. Programming unplugged: learning programming without computers

Explore computer science and software programming. These hands on projects teach computer science concepts without a computer.

Explore computer science and software programming

Plus links to many more projects. Computer Science Unplugged has a bunch of fun projects to teach kids, students, parents, and any adult the basics of computer science. Instead of boring lectures, all projects are hands on. You learn by doing. These projects can be done in a classroom, of course. Here are three projects that might be fun to try. Count the Dots (Binary Numbers) Here’s a fairly quick explanation of this project: This is an easy place to start learning computer science hands on. Lay the cards or pages face up on a table. Next, try to create numbers with cards. The card with 16 dots and the card with 8 dots would get you to 24. Can you quickly tell what the binary number 00001 represents? You can play any number of games this way. Even more interesting, if you’ve ever heard a fax machine screech, you’ve heard binary numbers. The Orange Game (Routing and Deadlock) Santa’s Dirty Socks Here’s the process: HacKIDemia.

Seite nicht gefunden. Anybody can learn. Coding for kids. The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education. Overview Mission Ensure that all children in the New York City public schools have access to computer science education that will put them on a pathway to academic success and a 21st century career.

The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education