Why We’re Learning about Coding in Our 6th Grade Writing Class

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If our English Language Arts students don’t learn the basics of reading and writing computer code, asks middle grades teacher Kevin Hodgson, how can we be sure they will grow up to be creators of ideas and not just users of information created and…

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

Because being creators means creating in many different forms. If we can help students learn to think through problems then so many content issues would take care of themselves, IMHO. Nice infographic and solidly written article.

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