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Computer Science/Coding/Programming

Study of the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers; creative and innovative processes of assigning a code for purposes of classification and identification; processes that lead from an original formulation of a computing problem to usable computer programs.

Mar 01, 2019


Educational Robot Fostering 21st Century Skills

Designed by Root Robotics, Root is a fun and easy-to-use educational robot that teaches coding, creativity, and problem-solving skills to students, from prereaders through high school. The robot bumps, hears, moves, draws, scans, climbs, reacts, and sees, helping students learn, play, and explore using their imagination.

Mar 01, 2019


Coding Adventures for Beginners

Grasshopper is an app by Area 120 for both Android and iOS users who want to learn to code with JavaScript. The app was created by one of Google’s experimental project teams.

PAEMST Award for Science and Math Teaching

Jan 15, 2019

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The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awards are given to teachers who have both deep content knowledge of the subjects they teach and the ability to motivate and enable students to be successful in those areas. Since the program’s inception, more than 4,800 teachers have been recognized for their contributions in the classroom and to their profession. The President may recognize up to 108 exemplary teachers each year. This year the Presidential Awards is honoring secondary teachers. Consider nominating a talented seventh- through twelfth-grade STEM teacher today using the PAEMST website. If you’re a teacher, you can begin an application at

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Jan 03, 2019


Game Utilizing Math Strategies to Program Underwater Robots

Expedition Atlantis, an iPad app from Robomatter, presents mobile robot math problems in a scaffolded and contextualized manner to motivate students to use mathematics rather than “guess and check” their way through robot programming.

Jan 03, 2019


eBook Taking Young Readers on a Coding Adventure

The Code Twins, a children’s book from Skyward, introduces coding concepts to young readers of all backgrounds as they take on a programming mission with the book’s main characters—Brett, Yvette, and their robot friend, Cody Point Two.


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