computer programming

Online Coding Competition for High School Girls

Last month on the blog I featured Girls Go CyberStart, a special cybersecurity and coding competition for high school girls. This totally free online coding competition is in full swing and there is still time to join! In this blog post I’ll share lots of details on the competition so you can jump in right […]

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Girls Go CyberStart Cybersecurity Competition for Students

I am very excited to share a special opportunity with you! Regular followers of the blog know how much value I place on high-quality EdTech resources that help students prepare for the world of both today and tomorrow. So when the team behind Girls Go CyberStart first told me about their competition, I wanted to […]

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Coding App Kids’n’Code: Explore Basic Concepts of Programming

Interested in exploring basic concepts of programming with your students? Kids’n’Code is an app for iPads where students solve puzzles as they learn about coding. By identifying patterns and working their way through different problems, students will build a foundation for understanding how to code. Kids’n’Code Coding App This simple and straightforward app is specifically for elementary […]

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3 Reasons Teachers are Excited About Coding

Here’s my new post for Kami’s blog about! Click here to check out the original. Teachers with access to technology tools in their classroom are excited about coding! Learning the foundations of computer programming is easier than ever for students with a mobile device in their hand. There are now apps and websites geared towards students of all ages, making […]

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Junior Coder App to Support 21st Century Skills

The Junior Coder app supports 21st century skill development by providing students exposure and practice with computer programming skills.  The app teaches basic analytical skills, logical thinking and problem solving.  Kids will start to think about problems and solutions and how to break up big task into smaller units.  Each programming concept is introduced in a new […]

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Coda Coding Game: iPad Creation Tool for Students

Coda Game is a coding app for iPads that gives students the power to create their own games.  With this coding game, kids can build their own games with visual code blocks.  Students follow the steps and create their own game to play and share. Coda Coding Game The idea behind apps like Coda Game is […]

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StudioWeb Computer Coding Training Videos for Classrooms

StudioWeb is an online educational resource designed for educators to teach computer literacy. Sunburst Digital now provides StudioWeb to schools so they can easily access video training courses from StudioWeb.  It includes Computer Coding Training Videos that support key Web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. Computer Coding Training Videos StudioWeb focuses on teaching web development and programming […]

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Bring Computer Programming to Your School with Tynker

Computer programming is an essential skill for students working towards college and career readiness.  I’ve shared lots of coding apps for kids and Tynker is certainly one of my favorites.  Tynker is a fantastic tool for educators that makes computer programming fun for students in grades 3-8.  Tynker helps students develop 21st century computational thinking and […]

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