Sun 15 December 2013

Gadgets and coding core to schools

Geeking out young: gadgets and coding need to be core in US schools

Though many feel that there are already too many gadgets and too much internet in kids' lives, Arboleda and One Laptop per Child have the opposite viewpoint. He said that a laptop could become a precious, transformational …

Fri 27 September 2013

How young is too young to learn to code

Forget Foreign Languages and Music. Teach Our Kids to Code

With the help of a custom Java applet, he was able to get kindergartners to write a tic-tac-toe program, based on step-by-step rules the students formulated as a group. And using colored balls and string, he taught the kids how …