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Social studies teacher & educational technology adjunct pursuing an Ed.D.

Very cool! Prensky is a

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Very cool! Prensky is a visionary!

Social studies teacher & educational technology adjunct pursuing an Ed.D.

There was an article in Wired

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There was an article in Wired last spring about the poetry in coding: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2013/04/code/

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This article was way before

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This article was way before it's time when it was written in 2008 but this article "Programming Is the New Literacy" is worth a read: http://www.edutopia.org/literacy-computer-programming.

The article ends with this thought-provoking question:

"Thirty years from now, will the United States be more competitive with a population that can read English at a tenth-grade level or with a population excellent at making the complex machines of that era do their bidding? The two options may be mutually exclusive, and the right choice may determine our children's place in the world's intellectual hierarchy."

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There's a discussion going on

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There's a discussion going on Edutopia right now where people are sharing their plans for Hour of Code. You can find it at:

http://www.edutopia.org/groups/games-learning/631961

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