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New to Computer Coding? Learn How To Teach Your Students

September 15, 2016

You might have noticed… I strongly believe that learning how to code is an essential skill for students. It doesn’t matter what type of career they choose to enter. Problem solving and critical thinking are critical skills for students. Computer science being taught at all levels and the results are powerful. Teachers with access to a range of technology tools can make learning computer science a priority for their students.

Why Teach Computer Science?

Computer science is certainly a valuable skill for every student. Structured thinking teaches students how to logically break down problems and gain greater insight into the processes they experience every day.

Why Teach Computer Science with Python?

Learning a new language is an intimidating task – regardless of the language you study. Python’s English-like syntax and powerful built-in functions make it an ideal tool for everyone from beginners to experts. Computing literacy is becoming a necessary skill, and the Python programming language lets students harness the full computing powers of their device. The Python programming language is also becoming a standard tool for modern computing applications so it’s a super practical choice for students.

Why Use Pythonroom to Teach Computer Science?

Pythonroom removes the pain points associated with teaching computer science. The platform takes care of curriculum delivery, grading, and analytics reporting for the teacher. While it also provides full transparency into student work and understanding. Teachers have solutions to problems and extra material to help them facilitate the class, and extra features to deliver their own curriculum as well. The Pythonroom team is very accessible. It is certainly easy to get in touch with them to answer questions and give feedback.

Because so many teachers are already using Pythonroom, when you join you’ll become part of a global community. This community is full of individuals who also want to prepare kids for careers of today and beyond.

Learn more about Pythonroom by visiting their website! You’ll certainly want to explore this fantastic tool!

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Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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