Articles tagged with Scratch


Affordable ways to hook kids on coding

The holiday break and start of the new year are just around the corner, and this week's "Hour of Code" can be a great time to get your kids involved...Read more

6 tips for teaching kids to code

Whether you are a software developer or you have no programming background, these six practical tips will help you teach kids how to program.Read more

BASIC programming with Gambas for the beginner programmer

Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the...Read more

How computer science teachers can better reach their students

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Imagine being a high school freshman walking down the halls of your new school on the very first day. You somehow make it to first period without...Read more

Open source programs to get more kids to code

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At OSCON this year, Regina ten Bruggencate and Kim Spiritus gave a talk called How To Get More Kids To Code . I got in late (I was waiting in line to...Read more

Student programming with Scratch and The Finch

open education in schools
The growing shortage of qualified programmers, computer scientists and software engineers is gathering significant attention in the media and popular...Read more

The Dave and Gunnar Show: Episode 10, Go Ugly Early

The Dave and Gunnar Show podcast
The Dave and Gunnar Show is a new podcast series talking about government, open source, and a sprinkling of Red Hat projects. I recently discovered...Read more

Teaching children how to code

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Coding is the language of the future, with the power to create and modify the computer programs and websites that increasingly shape our day-to-day...Read more