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Coding

Board Games That Teach Coding Skills to Young Children

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/01/28/no-tech-board-games-that-teach-coding-skills-to-young-children/

We love games by Think Fun. Great to see that they’ve produced a game to teach basic coding concepts to young children through a ‘no tech’ medium.

Helping Kids Discover Coding

http://blog.ed.ted.com/2016/02/17/5-places-where-any-kid-can-learn-how-to-code/

In the past parents taught kids how to handle tools essential for life  –

*using a screwdriver
*handling a knife
*sewing a button….

Knowing how to code needs to be added to the above list.

Linda Liukas: A delightful way to teach kids about computers

Check out this amazing TEDTalk:

Linda Liukas: A delightful way to teach kids about computers
https://go.ted.com/CmX4

I love Linda Liukas’ enthusiasm, creativity and vision of passing on the skills of coding to children.

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