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Coding Bootcamps Emerge as Fast Tracks to 6 Figure Salaries

Coding Bootcamps Emerge as Fast Tracks to 6 Figure Salaries

| December 22, 2014 | 4 Comments

Coder boot camps are poised to get bigger in the coming years, offering the skills to get six-figure salaries after 12 weeks of training. Is this a new education delivery system?

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Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia

Getting Excited About Engineering with Super-Awesome Sylvia

| December 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The girl who made making things fun on her web shows has a book explaining engineering and coding projects.

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How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

How a Teen Knew She was Ready to Teach Computer Coding Skills

| December 11, 2014 | 12 Comments

A high school junior decided to let her favorite ways to learn guide her when she became the teacher at an orphanage in Cambodia.

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What Can Programmers and Writers Learn From One Another?

What Can Programmers and Writers Learn From One Another?

| November 11, 2014 | 23 Comments

Simple, elegant solutions work, no matter the discipline.

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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

| August 27, 2014 | 17 Comments

Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.

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How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

How Kids Are Learning to Code While Playing Minecraft

| August 22, 2014 | 8 Comments

To get ahead in the game, kids are learning to code their own Minecraft features.

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Before the Digital Gap Splits Further, Now is the Time for Computer Literacy

Before the Digital Gap Splits Further, Now is the Time for Computer Literacy

| June 17, 2014 | 3 Comments

Computer literacy is fast becoming an essential skill for jobs in the future, making it imperative that public schools learn to teach all kids to code, or risk putting some at a disadvantage later in life.

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Could Minecraft Be the Hook to Get Girls Interested in Coding?

Could Minecraft Be the Hook to Get Girls Interested in Coding?

| June 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

Girls love to play Minecraft as much as boys, a fact educators would like to use to interest them in coding more generally.

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Ali Partovi: Why Learning to Code Is Imperative In Public Education

Ali Partovi: Why Learning to Code Is Imperative In Public Education

| May 13, 2014 | 24 Comments

Ali Partovi, co-founder of Code.org, has an ambitious goal: To get public high schools to offer computer programming classes — not just as an elective, but as a science requirement. “It’s absolutely relevant for public education to embrace computer science,” he says. “I can’t think of any other science that would better prepare you for life in the 21st century.”

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For One African American Student, Coding Is the Path to Success

For One African American Student, Coding Is the Path to Success

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Students are “hacking” problems important to their everyday experience, like developing a simple app for women who feel harassed on the street.

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