Encouraging and Educating Kids

Ways to encouraging and educate kids in the dark art of coding. With special guest Wendy Closson
Recorded on Friday, October 30, 2015


Benefits of exposing kids to coding Computer classes in schools: the good, the bad, and the ugly Coding as a means to overcome fear of technology A good teacher vs. a good technologist Coding as a means of teaching applied logic and providing career options How young is too young? Tools to help (see section below) Combining interests Competing with iPads and XBoxes Should coding be taught in schools? How to search for stuff on Google "Back in my day..." The fallacy of game design Ending a podcast is hard...

Tools to help

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