Category Archives: Code

Can I Tickle Your Fancy

This last weekend I got to attend and join in with yet another of the great TeachMeet Melbourne events. Amongst a range of presentations, a special shoutout is due to Roland Gesthuizen for his hugely funny retrospective on how he ‘travelled to … Continue reading

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How A 6-Year-Old Learned Coding Skills With These Adorable Robot Toys

If coding really is the new literacy, you’re going to want to start your kid early. Source: http://www.fastcoexist.com I’ve purchased Dash and Dot and am impressed with the range of options that are available using the three iPad apps associated … Continue reading

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Coding on iPads – Beginner to Pro

Code and programming may not be the most important topics on the planet but it is an area of study that sufferers two major problems. one: an industry with millions of unfilled job positions and two: a world where not … Continue reading

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Sphero Goes To Teachmeet Melbourne

On the weekend I was privileged to be able to present at another Teachmeet Melbourne event, this time at Scienceworks. Looking for a fun science type presentation I thought why not spruik the educational opportunities offered via the Smartphone/tablet controlled … Continue reading

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Coding In Class

You Comprehensive Guide to applications for Computing in the Classroom on iPad Source: http://www.codinginclass.com Coding in Class is the website of Joe Moretti an Apple Distinguished Educator which styles itself as the comprehensive guide to applications for Computing in the … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Teach Your Kids to Code

Via Kodable and a post from Rhonda Powling comes this quite useful infographic exploring more about coding and associated thinking. Please include attribution to Kodable with this graphic.

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Should Your Students Catch A Code?

Teaching Code or Computational Thinking and associated practices is one of the “hot topics” at the moment. From The Hour of Code through a range of apps, online spaces and courses educators in the US, UK and elsewhere are being … Continue reading

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