App Inventor Get Started Follow these simple directions to build your first app! Tutorials Step-by-step guides show you how to create even more apps. Teach How to Get Started Teaching Coding in Any Grade I first learned about coding and computer science (CS) in college about 20 years ago. Looking back, not much has changed in the foundational concepts or core practices in CS. What has changed is who can teach it and where it can live in the curriculum—today educators in any subject can teach coding. For example, an English language arts teacher may teach a lesson that helps students make connections between coding with proper syntax and writing with correct grammar.
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Will.i.am Wants Mandatory Computer Science Classes in Schools To music artist Will.i.am, technology can change the world. On Tuesday, Will.i.am, the former Black Eyed Peas singer whose legal name is William Adams, dropped by the Apple Store in San Francisco’s Union Square for a screening of the music video for a new version of the group’s 2003 hit Where Is the Love? He was joined by Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, and discussed why the proceeds from the song would go toward education programs and initiatives through Adams’ i.am.angel foundation. Specifically, Adams highlighted the importance of making computer science classes available more broadly in schools, especially in disadvantaged neighborhoods. “What success would look like… In every inner city, third period—’where are you going?
How to Incorporate Coding in the Classroom in 2019 According to the 2018 State of Digital Learning Report, nearly 50% of survey respondents are currently using coding in their classrooms. Code.org, a leading coding nonprofit, estimates that nearly a third of students in the United States have an account on their site, with over 35 million coding projects created. Coding is hot right now—here are a few ways you can take advantage of this Edtech trend and incorporate coding into the classroom. No Experience with Coding? No Problem. You don't have to binge code on the weekends to advocate for coding in th classroom or coding in general. What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking? In my last EdSurge article, “Computer Science Goes Beyond Coding,” I wrote about the difference between coding and computer science, to help us understand what we mean by phrases like “Teach kids to code” and “Computer science for all.” In that article and in many other articles, there is another term that appears often: “Computational thinking.” Well, what is Computational Thinking (CT), and how does it differ from Coding and Computer Science—especially when it comes to classroom practice and instruction? What is Computational Thinking (CT)?
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