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Let’s Give Computer Science to 100 Schools!

At Kodable, we believe in the power of computer science. Not only the ability it gives students to be successful in the world, but in the power it has to change the world. Computer Science […]

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New Computer Science Standards Reporting and Assignments

In January we announced our plan to focus on teaching computer science with intention. We released a comprehensive set of Computer Science standards to aid schools looking to focus their instruction, as well as required […]

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Our perspective on “The Gender Gap”

Recently, we announced our Elementary Computer Science Standards, and I made the following statement: More girls are not going to be encouraged to code just from a game. Without the instruction and encouragement of a teacher, […]

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12 Questions on Coding and Startups at Kodable

A couple months ago, one of our longest-tenured Kodable users sent me an email for a student in her class. She wanted to learn more about computer science, problem solving, and startups, and had a […]

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Introducing Elementary Computer Science Standards!

Computer Science has a problem. In the past few years, educators have been hoodwinked by flashy games and deceptive messaging into believing that students could be “taught to code” by letting their students play a game […]

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Beyond the Hour of Code. Join us!

Scores of teachers got their feet wet with coding during this year’s Hour of Code, while millions of students began their programming education. As the holiday cheer winds down, students and teachers will return to school […]

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Coding Your Classroom Culture

Build Classroom Community with Coding Team Builders!

Back to school means old faces, new faces, and getting to know each other in a new classroom community. We know fostering collaboration and building an emotionally supportive environment positively impacts academic achievement and developing […]

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#KidsCanCode 8/16/16 Kick Off Coding!

Welcome back everyone! We chatted with teachers all over the United States during the first #KidsCanCode of the fall! Take a look at this week’s #KidsCanCode Chat, moderated by Kodable, to get tips from teachers […]

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Code your Back to School Procedures!

An elementary classroom without clear procedures for daily routines means chaos. As you head back to school and get your classroom operating like a well-oiled machine, consider including some coding concepts to make it fun and frontload […]

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