Featured videos 12/6/2016

Hadi Partovi: Teach computer science to all students

In this EdTekTalk, Code.org and Hour of Code co-founder Hadi Partovi explains why schools in the digital age must teach computer science as a foundational skill, just like biology and math — and why the U.S. is missing a major economic opportunity if they don't.

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In the classroom 12/5/2016

Celebrate Hour of Code with these activities and resources

Many organizations, from Disney to Khan Academy, have joined Code.org to offer hundreds of activities centered on coding and computational thinking.

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In the classroom 12/2/2016

5 ways to use memes with students

Memes can be an engaging way for students to demonstrate their understanding of content while showing their humorous side.

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Oftentimes, parents and community members don’t necessarily understand the value or the purpose of how teachers are integrating tech into their classrooms. It’s important to advocate for educational technology in terms of educating parents and the community.
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