What are the real reasons to introduce kids to coding? A teacher reveals how coding can help your child be a better thinker, creator and problem-solver
There’s value in recognizing and attending to the problems we struggle with; it not only provides an opportunity to learn, but also to become better calibrated in our predictions, says Tania Lombrozo.
Anthropologist Barbara J. King explores new research on wild apes who throw stones at trees and cache them to use again — a behavior not seen and documented before and that some say may be ritual.
Computers are not just about programming. There’s also a lot of theory — and science — behind technology. Coding bootcamps often downplay theory, and some university programs are too heavy on it.
New software introduces programming skills to pre-readers. Is this 21st century literacy? Or too much, too soon?
Love this. First, Mitchel Resnick is the oracle. Second, PBS Kids is partnering with MIT/Scratch to get their characters into Scratch Jr.
This week, thousands of events around the world are encouraging computer-coding literacy. “Coding is really about creative self-expression and storytelling,” says Mitchel Resnick of MIT’s Media Lab.
Greg Wilson – thoughts on teaching “in the small” and “in the large”, on leverage and scaling.
The real reason Silicon Valley coders write bad software: they can’t write.
Guzdial on what makes a teacher a teacher, different from a practitioner.