Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The Secret Code is...

THE WORLD'S BIGGEST CODEATHON: Computer Science Education Week started Monday. Check out who's urging Americans everywhere to look into coding (the language behind what makes our amazingly digital tools work. 

Interesting in joining 30,000 other schools in taking part in the HOUR of CODEEdSurge's Teaching Kids to Code includes some awesome resources. Code.org also provides some quick lessons that show students all the ins-and-outs of a basic function with some cool graphics.


Not ready to take on the challenge with your students? How about a little coding on your own? Check out this opinion piece that stresses the role of teachers as coders and how France and Italy are taking on the coding challenge... and of course, the counter-argument...


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