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Casual Exposure: Step one to implementing computer science in elementary

This is the first in a 4 part series where we will cover each stage of implementing computer science in elementary school based on thousands of conversations with educators. Getting started in teaching computer science […]

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The 4 Steps to Implementing Computer Science in Elementary School

The 4 Steps to Implementing Computer Science in Elementary School

This is the kick-off post in a 4 part series where we will cover each stage of implementing computer science in elementary school based on thousands of conversations with educators. While the month of June […]

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Social Emotional Learning via Digital Citizenship Lessons

The most important lessons we learn in life center around social-emotional learning and becoming safe, responsible, and respectful adults. As 21st century citizens and learners, it has become essential for schools to teach social skills […]

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#KidsCanCode 5/10/15 Integrating Computer Science in your Curriculum

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Metacognition and Computer Science

Metacognition and Computer Science

We’ve all been there. I was standing in front of my 30 fourth graders, modeling a multi-step equation involving fractions and decimals. Talking through the problem, I didn’t even catch myself misplacing my decimal point […]

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4 Earth Day Activities to Empower Your Students

Earth Day is quickly approaching. We can all take advantage of this chance to highlight what it truly means to take care of our planet.  Particularly in a time where every day seems to bring […]

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Testing + Coding: How do they fit? #KidsCanCode Chat 4/12/16

Spring has sprung and #KidsCanCode is back for some more great conversations about computer science.  This week we discussed how programming education can fit in with your testing schedule. Take a break from the dull […]

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New and Improved Toos for Teachers

New and Improved Tools for Teaching Coding

Last week your students got an upgrade to Kodable with the release of Bug World on iOS, but now it’s your turn! We’re always listening to your feedback and as a result has made some […]

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