If there is a push to replace foreign language with coding then it is important to weigh the cost of replacing one form of communication for another.
Are you ready to join the computer science revolution?
When girls are inspired, when they believe the payoff is worth the risk, discomfort, fear or effort, they can be unrelenting in the pursuit of a goal. Self-doubt doesn’t stop … Continue reading
The Hour of Code begins in three weeks, and we have decided to once again use the week to not only promote computer science education but to also look at … Continue reading
Why is coding the latest hot topic in education? I believe it has everything to do with how we make use of technology in the 21st century. Like Washington Post … Continue reading
Last spring, Edutopia blogger, Vicki Davis published a great resource for anyone interested in teaching students to code with or without a computer. The notion that we can teach students … Continue reading
I love using principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with. Today’s “Read This Now!” features an insightful TED Talk from Mitch Resnick … Continue reading
Education policy makers are watching something that rarely happens in education — “the unprecedented” push to green light a new initiative. In this instance, the new program is coding and … Continue reading
As the field of coding grows, there are more and more resources available for anyone interested in learning how to code. Since the launch of New York-based Codecademy two years ago, the start-up has … Continue reading