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Getting started with GameGuru How to use The Game Creators' new tool aimed at hobbyists and smaller commercially-minded studios This series of quick tutorials will take you through designing a game with new development tool GameGuru. The tech is designed to be accessible, with no code required to build your own game. You can read more about it in our interview with The Game Creators here.
5 Websites to Teach Coding - Really Good Teachers™ Blog and Forum Technology Takeover Today’s technology is growing by leaps and bounds from one year to the next. The more the world relies on technology, the more students will need to learn proficiency and skills that make them valuable assets out in the workforce. According to Code.org, “computing jobs are the number one source of new wages in the United States. [There are] 500,000 current openings…and they’re projected to grow at twice the rate of all other jobs…” Why is teaching coding important?
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11 Amazing Tools and Games That Teach Kids to Code - The Tech Edvocate Parents and educators across the country understand the importance of teaching kids how to code. Not only can it help them learn valuable skills that they can use into their technology-driver future, but it also helps them learn to approach problems differently. But determining the best method for teaching a child to code isn’t always obvious.