Coding is about understanding technology

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I think there are huge benefits of gaining a knowledge of technology in any profession and wholeheartedly welcome developing this knowledge in lawyers. I equally think law firms could do a huge amount to develop the knowledge of IT professionals in the practice of law, something that doesn’t get the airtime in the legal press. […]

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Coding and the brain

It’s true: programmers think differently than everyone else. Not to say that programmers are necessarily smarter, more logical, or more rational than everyone else, as is commonly said. But scientists have recently started studying the brains of programmers and have come to some interesting conclusions. Source: How Programming Affects Your Brain: 3 Big Truths According to […]

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{Edtech Tools} Ten toys that teach programming

Coding is a fundamental skill for children to learn in school, but it is more than just feeding programming into a computer. Learning to code teaches valuable cognitive skills like critical thinking and problem solving. As coding moves from school to home, many toy manufacturers are responding with gadgets that turn homework into a game. […]

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Hands on programming without adding screen time

It sounds like a paradox. How can you teach computer programming without a screen? Computer programming is a term synonymous with coding, after all. Text, letters, syntax, arranged in meaningful sequences that give machines instructions. We code with our keyboards and we see code on our screens. But there is a clear distinction between coding […]

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Cubetto introduces coding to students age 3-6

Cubetto is a robot with two wheels and each wheel has its own motor. It can go forward and it can make 90 degree turns. The cube is wireless and gets  commands from the interface board. The board has slots for blocks. There are blocks for moving forward, turning left, turning right, and executing a […]

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