computer programming

Robo Wunderkind STEM Education for Elementary Students – Education Article

What does coding curriculum look like in elementary school? The folks at Robo Wunderkind have a curriculum and kits of resources specifically designed with elementary school students in mind. You can find Robo Wunderkind in hundreds of schools and thousands homes. It has been embraced by educators, students, and families throughout the world! STEM Education Their mission is to provide easy-to-use and STEM education solutions to elementary students and educators. Robo Wunderkind and the corresponding curriculum is designed for students…

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Online Coding Competition for High School Girls – Education Article

Last month on the blog I featured Girls Go CyberStart, a special cybersecurity and coding competition for high school girls. This totally free online coding competition is in full swing and there is still time to join! In this blog post I’ll share lots of details on the competition so you can jump in right away! The Girls Go CyberStart competition is perfect for students ready to take a deep dive into coding challenges. This competition is an excellent choice…

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Recreating Expeditions as Video Games – National Geographic Education Blog – Education Article

Michael Stanley drew out middle-school students’ curiosity about the world while they brainstormed about personal explorations. Students also investigated a real-world scientific expedition and created an educational video game as a way to share their research with a wider audience. Michael Stanley is a middle school librarian and media teacher at Liberty Middle School in Aurora, Colorado. Photo by Amanda Arthur-Stanley Could you share what your National Geographic Educator Certification capstone project entailed? We began the project with what I call…

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8 Wonderful Websites for Easy Coding Activities for Any Age or Level! – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

First in the series, Hour of Code Ideas! “Falling in love with code means falling in love with problem solving and being a part of a forever ongoing conversation.” – Kathryn Barrett Throughout my 20 plus years of teaching I’ve integrated technology in the various subjects I’ve taught because the world needs all our learners to gain the digital skills needed to thrive, connect, and contribute in a connected world. In any subject, students need to know how to conduct…

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5 Resources to Find Tons of Free Fun Unplugged Coding Activities! – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

Part of the series, Hour of Code Ideas! “Falling in love with code means falling in love with problem solving and being a part of a forever ongoing conversation.” – Kathryn Barrett In a previous post I described why all students should participate in the upcoming Hour of Code event, which takes place December 3rd to 9th. Find more reasons to introduce students to coding in this article, Why Kids Should Learn To Code (And How To Get Them Started). If you don’t…

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