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This presentation and activities were created for students ages 9-12 attending the KIDS' TECH UNIVERSITY at the SWVA Higher Education Center

Live by the Code - Code is all around us! Live by the code. Teach My Kid To Code. Coding for Kids. It's more than just "teach kids to code" - Anil Dash. I’m skeptical about “teach the kids to code!”

It's more than just "teach kids to code" - Anil Dash

As a panacea for all of society’s ills. Yet today, I’m at the White House to participate in a summit on Computer Science for All. Why would a skeptic still think it’s important to make computer science part of everyone’s education? It’s almost impossible to overstate the breadth of cultural enthusiasm for the idea of teaching kids about computer science and computing. Computer Science Is More Than Just Coding. Class Tech Tips: Everyone Can Code: Free Lessons & Resources from Apple. There are so many exciting things happening at Apple Education!

Class Tech Tips: Everyone Can Code: Free Lessons & Resources from Apple

In addition to the Apple Teacher program I shared with readers earlier this fall, Apple has announced the Everyone Can Code initiative which includes lots of free resources for teachers. As an Apple Distinguished Educator and former one-to-one iPad teacher, I’m proud to be connected to an organization that embraces the power of coding in education. Apple Education has released a new iPad app called Swift Playgrounds. Learn. Code Monster from Crunchzilla.

<h2>Code Monster gets kids excited about programming.

Code Monster from Crunchzilla

It is a combination of a game and tutorial where kids experiment with learning to code. <p> Code Monster use Javascript. Please enable Javascript if you want the play with the Code Monster. Otherwise, Code Monster will not be able to play with you. </p><p></h2> Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. Code Academy. Learn how to code. Computer Programming for all ages!