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Making Coding the New Foreign Language

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.

January 31, 2017 · 1 Comment

“Coding Isn’t Just for Computer Whizzes”

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

July 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

Codecademy’s One-Stop-Shop for Programming Education

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

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Watching Finland: Innovation in Technology?

Watching Finland: Innovation in Technology? Again Finland is in the news for what some will say is forward, innovative thinking. I am a bit reserved in my thinking mainly because … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment