Grace Hopper/Everyone Can Code!

If Grace Hopper could code in the 1930's, it seems like we ought to be able to do a better job getting girls coding than we have so far. Taking apart clocks was the precurosor for her. It's a lot easier for us now, let's take adavantage of it!

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Teaching Computer Competence, Around the World

The U.K. is changing their Computing curriculum from teaching spreadsheets and word processors to programming and they want to weave it deeper into their educational system. Estonia is beginning programming in 1st grade, Finland is consdiering a similar initiative, is the U.S. headed in the right direction on teaching computing to kids? if you don't want to read the entire linked article, he...

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President Obama on Code

Hard to think of a better place for the Digital Dragon Blog to start than Presdient Obama talking about creating tech instead of consuming. We are big fans of code.org and couldn't agree more with the video President Obama recorded for their Hour of Code Campaign in conjunction with Comptuer Science Education Week, 2013. We support anything that moves the needle on encouraging creative work ...

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